Category: Wisconsin

GSP Expiration Cost Importers $58 Million in August 2014

Written on October 9, 2014 in California

Based on data released this week, continued GSP expiration cost American importers another $58 million in August 2014. For a number of states – Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, and Wyoming – August 2014 was the most costly month to date in terms of tariffs paid. (Depressing that we now must use the...

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GSP Is All Around Us

Written on May 19, 2014 in Georgia

We spent a good chunk of last week running around Capitol Hill and meeting with House offices about the importance of renewing GSP. Every office we met with had at least one GSP supporter list company headquartered in the district – one of them had 12 constituent companies (!) – so we knew there would...

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Another Valentine’s Day Without GSP

Written on February 14, 2014 in California

When February 14 rolls around every year, very few people think about expired trade programs. But perhaps they should. In particular, Members of Congress should take a moment to realize how allowing programs like GSP to remain expired can increase costs on what should be one of the sweetest days of the year. Don’t get...

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