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GSP Renewal Makes for Strange Bedfellows

Written on June 10, 2013 in GSP Supporter List

Two more companies joined our GSP Supporter List today and…they could not be more different.  One sells a wide range of products to customers like you and me.  The other supplies specialized packaging products like intermodal sea bulk container liners. One has tens of thousands of U.S. employees; the other has three.  One...

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More Companies Call on Congress to Renew GSP

Written on May 20, 2013 in Brazil

This morning, we added our newest company to the GSP Supporter List: Ferndale, Washington-based Kona Bicycle Company.  Located in 1st Congressional District, the 27-employee company imports from Cambodia under GSP. Kona isn’t the only new company calling on Congress to renew GSP before it expires on July 31. Other new additions include: ...

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GSP and New York: Fast Facts

Written on January 16, 2013 in GSP

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 New York companies an estimated $62.4 million in 2011. New York companies imported an estimated $...

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