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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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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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GSP and Oregon: 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 Oregon companies an … Continue reading

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