Archive for: August 2011

Radio Story on GSP

Written on August 26, 2011 in GSP

Last week, Public Radio International’s (PRI) The World featured a radio story on GSP expiration and its impact on small businesses.  You can listen to the story or read the transcript here. GSP Supporter List companies dZi and Swing Design, both based in Massachusetts, talk about the price increases they must endure.  Marideth Sand...

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Email from a Cambodian Producer

Written on August 22, 2011 in GSP

The other day, we received an email from a bicycle manufacturer in Cambodia that has been hurt by GSP expiration. Typically, we focus only on the impacts to American companies here, but this is a story that should be told. As background, Cambodia is one of the poorest countries in the world with an average...

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Early Responses to August Recess Poll

Written on August 18, 2011 in Background

We want to thank the companies that have responded to our latest poll and provide some quick results.  Responses vary greatly for not only the financial impact of GSP expiration, but among the companies themselves. Poll Response Ranges Number of US Employees:  3 – 40,000 Expected GSP Shipments: 1 – 200 Expected GSP Tariffs Pai...

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