Category Archives: Uruguay

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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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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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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A-GSPC Ambassadors Urge Congress to Renew GSP

Earlier this week, our friends at the Alliance for GSP Countries (A-GSPC) sent a letter to congressional leaders signed by the Ambassadors from Algeria, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Fiji, Georgia, Indonesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, and Yemen.  … Continue reading

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GSP and Idaho: 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 Idaho companies an … Continue reading

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GSP Exporter Countries Weigh in on GSP Renewal

Yesterday, the Ambassadors to the United States from nine GSP beneficiary countries sent a joint-letter to Congressional leadership urging GSP renewal.  A copy of the letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Baucus is available here.  The Hill newspaper picked up … Continue reading

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