Category: Alaska

GSP Saved American Companies $62 million in December 2016

Written on February 22, 2017 in Alabama

In December 2016, the GSP program saved American companies $62 million on about $1.6 billion in imports. GSP imports were up by 11 percent – and tariffs savings up by 14 percent – compared to December 2015. Overall, GSP saved U.S. companies $729 million in 2016, an increase of over 10 percent from 2015. Some...

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GSP Imports Help American Manufacturers Compete

Written on May 11, 2016 in Alaska

Discussions about trade often present a false dichotomy: if exports are good and then imports must be bad. This oversimplified view lends itself to policy prescriptions that encourage exporters and discourage importers, yet the real world is much more complicated. According to the Census Bureau’s 2013-2014 Profile of U.S. Importing and Export...

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