Category: Alaska

GSP Imports Help American Manufacturers Compete

Written on May 11, 2016 in Alaska

Discussions about trade often present a false dichotomy: if exports are good and then imports must be bad. This oversimplified view lends itself to policy prescriptions that encourage exporters and discourage importers, yet the real world is much more complicated. According to the Census Bureau’s 2013-2014 Profile of U.S. Importing and Export...

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GSP Keeps American Producers Competitive

Written on May 7, 2014 in Alaska

Many people think imports are bad because they take business away from U.S. producers. Yet the reality is that many goods imported into the United States are used by American companies to manufacture, grow, or otherwise “make stuff” in the United States. This is certainly true for products imported duty-free under the Generalized System...

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