Category Archives: Russia

More than 400 American Organizations Calling on Congress to Renew GSP

Six more companies added their names to the GSP Supporter List since yesterday, bringing the total to 404 American companies and associations calling for the immediate, retroactive renewal of the GSP program. The 380+ companies on the list are incredibly … Continue reading

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The Importance of GSP Benefits for Specific Products

Some people might think that GSP’s relatively low share of total U.S. imports means it doesn’t have a big impact.  However, for the products covered by GSP – and the American companies buying those products – its importance cannot be … Continue reading

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GSP and Vermont: 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 Vermont companies an … Continue reading

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GSP and North Dakota: 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 North Dakota companies … Continue reading

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CORRECTED: Steel Producers Pay Millions in New Tariffs in 2011

Contrary to popular belief, most products imported under GSP are not finished consumer goods – they are raw materials, components, and other industrial goods used by American manufacturers for domestic production. Ferroalloys, which are used to produce steel, have seen … Continue reading

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Need Products Not Made in the US? Too Bad…Pay the Tariffs

We recently received this email from a small company in Georgia that designs, manufactures, and tests custom optical systems.  Its customers range from amateur astronomers right on up to NASA and other government agencies.  Here’s what the owner said about … Continue reading

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