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GSP Saved American Companies $79 Million in December 2017

Written on February 27, 2018 in Brazil

In the last month before GSP expired on December 31, it saved American companies $79 million on about $1.8 billion in imports. GSP imports were up by 17 percent – and tariffs savings were up by 29 percent – compared to December 2016. Total 2017 savings from GSP increased at least $136 million over 2016....

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38 House Members Send Letter Urging GSP Renewal

Written on October 30, 2017 in California

Representatives Ralph Norman (SC-5), Jim Himes (CT-4), and 36 other Members sent a letter to leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee today in support of GSP renewal. The bipartisan letter, which included 17 Republicans and 21 Democrats from 20 states, urged the Committee “to advance a long-term GSP extension as quickly as possible.&rdqu...

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GSP Saved American Companies $73 Million in July 2017

Written on September 11, 2017 in Alabama

In July 2017, the GSP program saved American companies $73 million on about $1.8 billion in imports. GSP imports were up by 18 percent – and tariffs savings were up by 23 percent – compared to July 2016. (NOTE: that likely understates savings, as U.S. government data show no claimed GSP benefits for imports of...

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