Category Archives: Pennsylvania

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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GSP Saved American Companies $54 Million in February 2016

In February, the GSP program saved American companies more than $54 million on about $1.4 billion in imports. The GSP program saved U.S. companies $109 million in the first two months of 2016. Overall, GSP tariff savings increased increased by … 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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Companies in 18 States Paid $1+ Million in October Because of GSP Expiration

As we noted yesterday, GSP expiration cost American companies $62 million in October. California companies paid an estimated $9.1 million, but more than a third of states faced an extra million dollars in import taxes because GSP remained expired. Taxes … Continue reading

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20 More Orgs Join GSP Supporter List

On Monday, we sent a letter signed by 234 American companies and associations urging renewal of GSP before July 31. Of course, as soon as the letter was finalized and sent, we started receiving emails from all sorts of new … Continue reading

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GSP and Pennsylvania: 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 Pennsylvania companies an … 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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