Category: Georgia

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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GSP Company Profile: Summit Specialty in Alpharetta, Georgia

Written on July 24, 2017 in Brazil

Summit Specialty is a small business in Alpharetta, Georgia that supplies interior pine doors for the U.S. residential housing market. GSP eliminates the 4.8 percent import tax on the 1 3/8″ doors that Summit sources from Brazil and helps reduce costs for new single-family homes built throughout the United States. New tariffs from GSP expirat...

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