Archive for: December 2020

How lost GSP hurts workers in developing countries

Written on December 14, 2020 in USA

On Friday, we wrote about how adding new GSP eligility criteria is not the hill to die on when it comes to whether/how to renew GSP this year. One of the points we made, and that we’ll expand on today: Eliminating GSP benefits, whether through expiration or suspension, risks hurting the marginalized communities within the...

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Adding GSP eligibility criteria: not the hill to die on

Written on December 11, 2020 in USA

According to multiple recent press reports, adding eligibility criteria has become the hang up for GSP renewal. There doesn’t seem to be opposition to the idea of potentially adding new criteria, but the timing. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Grassley introduced a 16-month extension to give give “time for debate on any changes that m...

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