Category: GSP Press

Tires That Just Can’t Catch a Break

Written on February 17, 2011 in Colorado

Ok, so that’s a bad play on words, but radial tires are one of the most valuable GSP imports.  In 2010, GSP imports of tires for passenger cars, trucks, and buses exceeded $725 million, saving American importers $29 million.  Thailand and Indonesia are the two leading GSP suppliers of radial tires under GSP, combining for...

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More GSP Coverage from Time

Written on February 15, 2011 in GSP Press

Time’s Swampland blog has a post today (Sleeping Bag Sessions) that calls GSP “wildly successful” and notes that “GSP is so popular it passed the House by voice vote.”  It also highlights the 80,000 American jobs supported by GSP imports. That makes Time the 4th major publication to do a feature on GSP expiration,...

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GSP Editorial in Washington Post

Written on February 12, 2011 in Background

The Washington Post had an editorial today on the expiration of the GSP and Andean preferences called Mr. Sessions and the need to trade.  It highlights the fact the Senator Sessions held up GSP renewal despite a ruling by the non-partisan US International Trade Commission (ITC) that workers in Alabama were not threatened by GSP...

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