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GSP Saved American Companies $62 Million in August 2016

Written on October 20, 2016 in Brazil

In August, the GSP program saved American companies $62 million on about $1.6 billion in imports. The value of GSP imports increased by about 5 percent, while tariff savings increased by about 11 percent compared to August 2015. Overall, GSP saved U.S. companies $472 million in the first eight months of 2016. GSP savings in...

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Three Years of Work – Threatened by GSP Expiration

Written on June 4, 2013 in Company Stories

Earlier today we received a call from a small chemical supplier with questions about potential GSP expiration. They were concerned that shipments (currently) scheduled to arrive at the end of July might be delayed a few days into early August – and therefore subject to tariffs if Congress doesn’t act before July 31. While fretting...

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Educating Congress About GSP Renewal, Part 1

Written on May 2, 2013 in GSP

Earlier today, we had two more meetings with staff for House Members that serve on the Ways and Means Committee: Reps. James Renacci (OH-16) and Pat Tiberi (OH-12). These were meetings #20 and #21 since the beginning of last week, and we have more coming up.  Some of you might wonder, what do you do...

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