Category: State Reports

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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House Passes GSP Renewal Bill!

Written on September 7, 2011 in GSP

The House just passed H.R. 2832, which would renew GSP retroactively and extend it through July 2013.  Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL) raised concerns about the inclusion of sleeping bags, but it passed by a voice vote.  The bill now goes to the Senate. Special thanks to everyone that used our “Email Your Representatives” page or....

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Chairman Camp Cites Coalition for GSP Numbers in Floor Speech

Written on September 7, 2011 in Michigan

The House is currently debating the GSP bill.  Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) is the first to speak.  He cited both a Coalition study for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that showed GSP supports 82,000 American jobs and the report from our state studies page showing GSP expiration cost Michigan companies $9 million in the first...

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