Category Archives: Maryland

GSP and the April 26 Primary States

Today is yet another big day in the 2016 presidential primaries as voters head to the polls in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. With all of the anti-trade rhetoric in the campaign, it is important to recognize how … Continue reading

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More GSP Survey Responses: “revenue dropped by more than half a million dollars and several employees had to be let go”

GSP-eligible acrylics in action at the underwater Ithaa restaurant in the Maldives Below are some new responses to our GSP reauthorization survey from companies in Colorado, Maryland, and Texas (to go along with responses highlighted yesterday and the day before). With … Continue reading

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Which States’ Companies Are Paying Higher Taxes Because of GSP Expiration? All of Them.

As we posted the other day, GSP expiration cost American companies $55 million in new taxes in November 2014, bringing the total taxes paid from August 2013 to November 2014. With GSP expiration, it’s not the case that just a … Continue reading

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One Day of GSP Expiration – Who Paid the Price on July 17?

We frequently note that each day of GSP expiration costs American importers nearly $2 million in additional taxes. We also highlight the diverse GSP importers that are on the supporter list. But we don’t know how many other GSP importers … Continue reading

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American Families Love The Taste of GSP Savings

Think products that are imported into the United States free of tariffs (taxes) under the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program don’t matter to you? Think again. Previously, we’ve shown some of the products found around the house that … Continue reading

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Another Valentine’s Day Without GSP

When February 14 rolls around every year, very few people think about expired trade programs. But perhaps they should. In particular, Members of Congress should take a moment to realize how allowing programs like GSP to remain expired can increase … Continue reading

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So Close to 450 GSP Supporters…

Yesterday, we added four new organizations to the GSP supporter list: Haribo in Baltimore, MD Oceanic Linkways in North Brunswick, NJ SAM HPRP Chemicals in Eden Prairie, MN The National Fisheries Institute In total, the brings us to 446 organizations … Continue reading

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