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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 Renewal Saved American Companies $57 Million in November

GSP renewal appears to be having a very positive impact on American companies – and their sourcing from GSP countries. Based on data released last week, American importers saved $57 million in November 2015 as a result of the program’s┬áreinstatement … Continue reading

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$1.31 Billion in Automatic GSP Refunds – Broken Down by State

Based on newly available July 2015 trade data, American companies paid about $1.3 billion in higher import taxes while GSP was expired between August 2013 to July 2015. With the retroactive GSP renewal, nearly all of that will be refunded … Continue reading

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GSP Renewal Leads to Immediate Hires at Kona Bicycle in Washington

What a difference GSP renewal can make for companies like Kona Bicycle in Ferndale, Washington. Nearly 30 years old, the independent company still has the same founding owners and a staff of active and impassioned cyclists. Kona describes itself as … Continue reading

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GSP Reauthorization Survey: Preliminary Answers

With a new GSP bill introduced on Thursday, we launched a new survey yesterday to help show why swift passage of the GSP renewal legislation is critical for US businesses. We expect a number of trade hearings the week of … Continue reading

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GSP in 2013: Companies Should’ve Saved…Could’ve Hired?

According to new data released last week, American companies imported $18.5 billion worth of GSP-eligible products in 2013. GSP should have reduced taxes on those companies by nearly $700 million. Instead, companies had to pay about $280 million in higher … 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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