Category Archives: Nevada

GSP Saved American Companies $60 Million in April 2016

In April, the GSP program saved American companies $60 million on about $1.6 billion in imports. The GSP program saved U.S. companies $230 million in the first four months of 2016. Overall, the value of GSP imports and tariff savings … Continue reading

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GSP Saved American Companies $54 Million in January 2016

In January, the GSP program saved American companies more than $54 million on about $1.4 billion in imports. The GSP program has saved U.S. companies more than $5.6 billion since 2008. Overall, GSP tariff savings increased increased by 1.6 percent … Continue reading

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While Congress Delays, American Companies Pay

Last Friday, Politico had an article about the (really) do-nothing Congress. According to the article: “So far, this Congress has only enacted 49 laws, the fewest since at least 1947, when the Congressional Record began tallying legislative activity on a … Continue reading

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GSP and Nevada: 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 Nevada 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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The American Faces of GSP Expiration

This is the first installment in a new series of one-pagers we’re rolling out called “The American Faces of GSP Expiration.” It tells the story of Tesoros Foods in Las Vegas, Nevada, an importer and exporter of food products whose … Continue reading

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Desperation Seeps into Emails from GSP Users

As March gets ready to turn to April and Congress seems no closer to renewing GSP than it was in December, there’s a real sense of despair among many companies that have relied on GSP in the past.  Instead of … Continue reading

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