Category Archives: Kansas

GSP Saved American Companies $61 Million in June 2016

In June, the GSP program saved American companies $61 million on about $1.5 billion in imports. GSP saved U.S. companies $353 million in the first half of 2016, more than any year since 2012. Overall, the value of GSP imports … Continue reading

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GSP Renewal Saved American Companies $57 Million in November

GSP renewal appears to be having a very positive impact on American companies – and their sourcing from GSP countries. Based on data released last week, American importers saved $57 million in November 2015 as a result of the program’s reinstatement … Continue reading

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April 2015: The Most Expensive GSP Expiration Month Yet for 9 States

Based on data released this week, continued GSP expiration cost American importers another $60 million in April 2015. At nearly $2 million a day in higher taxes, GSP expiration’s estimated cost through today (June 5) is about $1.23 BILLION paid … Continue reading

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GSP Expiration Cost Importers $58 Million in August 2014

Based on data released this week, continued GSP expiration cost American importers another $58 million in August 2014. For a number of states – Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, and Wyoming – August 2014 was the most costly … Continue reading

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GSP and Kansas: Fast Facts

The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program eliminates U.S. tariffs (i.e., taxes) on certain imports from developing countries. GSP imports in 2011 totaled $18.5 billion and the program saved American companies more than $700 million. GSP saved Kansas companies an … Continue reading

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Time to Show Our Gratitude

Last week, we asked companies to contact their Senators in support of the GSP/TAA bill.  When all the votes were tallied, H.R. 2832 passed with the support of 70 Senators. The inclusion of TAA made the vote particularly difficult for … Continue reading

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Impacts of GSP Expiration on the 50 States

As the debate over GSP moves to the Senate, our focus has been on the state-level impacts of GSP expiration (as you may have noticed here and here). Below is our latest fact sheet showing how GSP expiration impacts different … Continue reading

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