Category: Rhode Island

Coalition for GSP Releases Annual GSP Report

Written on February 20, 2013 in California

This morning, the Coalition for GSP released its latest annual report on the history, administration, and usage of the GSP program.  In addition to facts already noted here (e.g., GSP imports reached $19.9 billion and saved U.S. companies nearly $750 million in 2012), the report found: California had the highest value of GSP imports ($2.8...

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GSP and Rhode Island: Fast Facts

Written on January 18, 2013 in GSP

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 Rhode Island companies an estimated $4.0 million in 2011. Rhode Island companies imported an esti...

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2011 GSP Imports and Tariff Savings by State

Written on July 11, 2012 in California

If asked what state had the highest value of GSP imports in 2011, there’s a good chance you’d guess California – and you’d be right.  But what about these questions: -which state ranked 10th in both GSP imports and tariff savings? -which state’s imports would face the highest average tariffs without GSP? Those are...

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