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What Could They Have Accomplished if GSP Had Been Renewed?

One of our Coalition members has been racking up accolades recently: 2013 INC 5000 member 2013 state “manufacturer of the year” nominee 2014 INC 5000 member (albeit a much lower rank) 2014 county chamber “small business of the year” winner … Continue reading

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NAM Says It’s Time to Renew GSP

Yesterday, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) wrote about the negative impact of GSP expiration on…not surprisingly…manufacturers. At the most basic level, because of GSP expiration “many manufacturers’ costs are higher and their competitiveness undermined.” This of course is a … Continue reading

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7 New Organizations Call on Congress to Renew GSP

With Congress returning to DC and companies beginning to feel the sting of expiration, more and more American organizations are calling for immediate renewal of the GSP program.The map below shows the 20+ companies and associations – based in 16 … Continue reading

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GSP Expiration: Different Strokes for Different Folks

If you ask people what September means to them, you’ll get lots of different answers: the end of summer, back to school, start of college/NFL football, cooler weather, or perhaps baseball pennant races (unless they’re in DC). Companies that use … Continue reading

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GSP and Florida: 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 Florida companies an … Continue reading

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