Clark Griswold (still) hates GSP expiration

Written on December 15, 2023 in USA

Watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a holiday tradition for many. Sadly, writing about how much Clark Griswold would hate GSP expiration has become a bit of a tradition itself, with this being the 3rd straight year that Americans are stuck paying extra tariffs on Christmas lights due to Congress’ continued failure to renew...

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House China Select Committee: renew GSP with changes to “accelerate supply chain shifts out of the PRC market”

Written on December 12, 2023 in USA

Today, the House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party, led by Chairman Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Ranking Member Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), adopted nearly 150 policy recommendations in a bipartisan report that “outlines a strategy to fundamentally reset the United St...

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Coalition for GSP Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan “CNL Update Act of 2023” by Reps. Blake Moore and Suzan DelBene

Written on December 4, 2023 in USA

Washington (December 4, 2023)– The Coalition for GSP applauded the introduction of the “CNL Update Act,” bipartisan legislation to update the Generalized System of Preferences’ competitive need limitation (CNL) rules. The legislation was introduced by Representatives Blake Moore (R-UT) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA), who both serv...

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More Members of Congress call for GSP renewal

Written on November 14, 2023 in USA

The calls to renew GSP from House members across the political spectrum continued last week with high-profile letters from a bipartisan group of 20 Florida House Members as well as the New Democrat Coalition. The Florida House Member letter to Ways & Means Chairman Jason Smith and Ranking Member Richard Neal urged GSP renewal and...

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Nearly 100 GSP advocates press lawmakers to renew GSP in 2023

Written on October 20, 2023 in USA

On Wednesday, the Coalition for GSP hosted its biggest lobby day yet — by far — to urge Congress to renew GSP this year. Nearly 100 advocates met with 115+ House and Senate offices to share why GSP renewal is so important to their companies and industries, development, and diversifying supply chains. According to our...

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House Ways & Means Committee to hold GSP hearing next week

Written on September 14, 2023 in USA

Yesterday, the House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee announced it will hold a hearing next Wednesday (9/20) on “Reforming the Generalized System of Preferences to Safeguard U.S. Supply Chains and Combat China.” There is significant congressional interest in renewing and updating GSP before the end of the year, especially as it relat...

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66 House Members support GSP renewal, including “smart changes to make GSP countries more viable alternatives to China”

Written on July 12, 2023 in USA

On July 12, 66 Members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to House Ways and Means Chairman Jason Smith (R-MO) and Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) supporting efforts to renew the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) as a way to “help facilitate supply chain shifts out of China.” GSP, which provides duty-free treatment...

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