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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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Montana company lays off 3 employees due to GSP expiration

Written on February 21, 2018 in Cambodia

Last week, the House passed GSP renewal legislation by a vote of 400-2. Though Senate procedural rules make a stand-alone vote in the Senate unlikely, the expected result would be similar. (The last Senate vote was 97-1.) Despite overwhelming support in the House and Senate – and Administration support for a 3-year renewal – American...

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GSP Saved American Companies $71 Million in June 2017

Written on August 15, 2017 in Alabama

In June 2017, the GSP program saved American companies $71 million on about $1.8 billion in imports. June marked the first time that monthly GSP savings exceeded $70 million in consecutive months since September-October 2008. (GSP saved American companies $72 million May). GSP imports were up by 15 percent – and tariffs savings were up...

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