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NAM Says It’s Time to Renew GSP

Written on December 10, 2013 in California

Yesterday, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) wrote about the negative impact of GSP expiration on…not surprisingly…manufacturers. At the most basic level, because of GSP expiration “many manufacturers’ costs are higher and their competitiveness undermined.” This of course is a point we’ve made a n...

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GSP and West Virginia: Fast Facts

Written on January 24, 2013 in GSP

The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program eliminates U.S. tariffs (i.e., taxes) on certain imports from developing countries. GSP imports in 2011 totaled $18.5 billion and the program saved American companies more than $700 million. GSP saved West Virginia companies an estimated $630,000 in 2011. West Virginia companies imported an estima...

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