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Happy Easter from Renew GSP Today

Written on April 22, 2011 in California

This Sunday, millions of children will wake up with a basket full of candy, eggs, and other goodies.  According to the National Confectioners Association, Easter is the second biggest holiday of the year for confectionery purchases (after only Halloween).   In fact, 90 million chocolate bunnies and 16 billion jelly beans are made each yea...

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KY, MO Biotech Firms Take Advantage of GSP Benefits for Yeast

Written on March 8, 2011 in Argentina

I tried to come up with a funny title (e.g., “Congress should at yeast pass a short-term GSP extension) but nothing jumped out at me, so we went with the simple statement of fact:  American companies conducting cutting-edge research into animal nutrition import GSP-eligible yeast (or similar single-cell organizations). Most yeast imports...

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There’s Always Room for GS-P

Written on February 22, 2011 in Argentina

Nearly $80 million worth of gelatin sheets and derivatives entered the United States duty free in 2010 under GSP, accounting for 44% of total U.S. gelatin imports.  GSP saved American manufacturers $3.5 million last year, about the same as 2009.  Brazil, Argentina, and India are the top GSP supplier countries, although Colombia also expor...

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