Category: Connecticut

Sweet (GSP) Valentine’s Day Savings

Written on February 14, 2013 in Company Stories

Nothing says “I love you” on Valentine’s Day like candy. Perhaps that’s why, according to the National Confectioner’s Association: 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day and another 8 billion conversation hearts will will be produced. Luckily for those who want to be sweet by ...

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GSP and Connecticut: Fast Facts

Written on January 4, 2013 in Connecticut

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 Connecticut companies an estimated $11.8 million in 2011. Connecticut companies imported an estim...

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First Batch of GSP State Reports

Written on July 19, 2011 in Alabama

Reduced posting hasn’t meant reduced work.  Instead, we’ve been creating the state-by-state reports on the impacts of GSP expiration with the new trade data that came out last week.  Below is the first batch of reports for Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, and Connecticut. If you operate in any of those states ...

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