Category: Idaho

GSP and Idaho: Fast Facts

Written on January 7, 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 Idaho companies an estimated $103,000 in 2011. Idaho companies imported an estimated $4.4 million...

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Impacts of GSP Expiration on the 50 States

Written on September 15, 2011 in Alaska

As the debate over GSP moves to the Senate, our focus has been on the state-level impacts of GSP expiration (as you may have noticed here and here). Below is our latest fact sheet showing how GSP expiration impacts different individual states. At some point there will be a “call to action,” but in the...

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New GSP Costs by State

Written on September 12, 2011 in California

The latest trade data on GSP also allowed us to update our tariff costs by state (that were cited in the House GSP debate last week).  We’ll be using this to update all of our GSP State Reports, but in the meantime wanted to provide some of the highlights by state.  Keep in mind, these...

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