Category Archives: Company Stories

GSP Renewal Allows New York Small Business to Refill Positions Lost During Expiration – and Then Some

Last week, we received a response to our new GSP renewal impacts survey from Candace Abitbul from Sophia Foods in Brooklyn, New York. Candace and her husband Danny, who own the small business together, have repeatedly shared their GSP story … Continue reading

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New Jersey Small Business Explains Impacts of GSP Expiration, Renewal

EVCO International is a small business in Manalapan, New Jersey that imports marble kitchenware and bath accessories from Indonesia and India and kettles from Thailand. When GSP expired and EVCO tried to raises prices, sales fell. Higher costs impacted both … Continue reading

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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 Saved American Companies $62 Million in May 2016

In May, the GSP program saved American companies $62 million on about $1.6 billion in imports. The GSP program saved U.S. companies $292 million in the first five months of 2016. Overall, the value of GSP imports and tariff savings … Continue reading

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Year-to-Date GSP Savings By State through April 2016

In the first four months of 2016, GSP saved American companies about $230 million in eliminated tariffs. The map below shows the overall GSP imports and savings by state from January to April. Companies in California continued to lead the … Continue reading

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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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Map of 2016 Year-to-Date GSP Savings by State

In the first three months of 2016, GSP has saved American companies about $170 million in eliminated tariffs. Previously, we’ve shown some of the states, products, and countries with the biggest increases in January, February, and March (and will continue … Continue reading

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GSP Saved American Companies $62 Million in March 2016

In March, the GSP program saved American companies nearly $62 million on about $1.6 billion in imports. The GSP program saved U.S. companies $170 million in the first three months of 2016. Overall, GSP tariff savings increased increased by 8 … Continue reading

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On Oregon Primary Day, Watch Senator Wyden Talk About Need to Renew GSP

What better way to spend a few minutes on Oregon primary day than watching Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) talk about the importance of GSP renewal? In the clip below, Senator Wyden discusses how GSP is an … Continue reading

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The Importance of Renewing GSP

All week we’ve been discussing the importance of GSP for American jobs, families, manufacturing, and global development as part of the 5th Annual Imports Work week. These benefits generally are recognized – when Congress last renewed GSP there were big … Continue reading

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