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GSP Imports by State

Written on July 7, 2011 in California

In light of today’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, we decided to roll out some of our new GSP import data by state.  For example, did you know that…. Five of the top six states in terms of tariffs paid through April because of GSP expiration are represented on the Finance Committee? Maryland, represented on the...

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More Excerpts from Letters to Congress

Written on June 20, 2011 in Arizona

As long as we keep receiving copies of emails sent to Congressional trade staffers through our Email Yours Senators and Email Your Representatives pages, we’ll post excerpts that effectively tell the story of GSP expiration, so please coming them coming. Here are some of the latest sent by… A small business in Illinois to their...

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There’s Always Room for GS-P

Written on February 22, 2011 in Argentina

Nearly $80 million worth of gelatin sheets and derivatives entered the United States duty free in 2010 under GSP, accounting for 44% of total U.S. gelatin imports.  GSP saved American manufacturers $3.5 million last year, about the same as 2009.  Brazil, Argentina, and India are the top GSP supplier countries, although Colombia also expor...

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