Category: New York

How GSP Promotes “Made in America” Trucks

Written on July 18, 2017 in California

On Monday, President Donald J. Trump declared July 16-22 to be “Made in America” week and held an event at the White House highlighting American-made products. Yet such events often overlook the benefits of imports, including programs such as GSP, in creating those American-made products. Take BTR International, a small business in New ...

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GSP Company Profile: Sophia Foods in Brooklyn, New York

Written on June 26, 2017 in New York

Sophia Foods is a family-owned specialty food distributor founded in 1991. It strives to bring specialty products from around the world to consumers at low prices. GSP is vital in allowing Sophia Foods to keep prices competitive. Sophia Foods was forced to lay off workers each of the last two times Congress allowed GSP to...

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GSP Saved American Companies $66 Million in April 2017

Written on June 14, 2017 in Alabama

In April 2017, the GSP program saved American companies $66 million on about $1.7 billion in imports. GSP imports were up by 8 percent – and tariffs savings were up by 11 percent – compared to April 2016. Some states such as Kentucky and Virginia saw much larger increases in GSP imports and savings compared...

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