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What Could They Have Accomplished if GSP Had Been Renewed?

Written on April 1, 2015 in Connecticut

One of our Coalition members has been racking up accolades recently: 2013 INC 5000 member 2013 state “manufacturer of the year” nominee 2014 INC 5000 member (albeit a much lower rank) 2014 county chamber “small business of the year” winner 2015 state “manufacturer of the year” nominee Everything sounds great, rig...

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7 New Organizations Call on Congress to Renew GSP

Written on September 10, 2013 in Arizona

With Congress returning to DC and companies beginning to feel the sting of expiration, more and more American organizations are calling for immediate renewal of the GSP program.The map below shows the 20+ companies and associations – based in 16 states – have joined the supporter list since GSP expired, including the seven new additions...

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GSP and Connecticut: Fast Facts

Written on January 4, 2013 in Connecticut

The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program eliminates U.S. tariffs (i.e., taxes) on certain imports from developing countries. GSP imports in 2011 totaled $18.5 billion and the program saved American companies more than $700 million. GSP saved Connecticut companies an estimated $11.8 million in 2011. Connecticut companies imported an estim...

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