Proposals to renew Generalized System of Preferences
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Proposals to renew Generalized System of Preferences hearing before the Subcommittee on International Trade of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, June 20, 1994.

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  • Tariff preferences -- United States,
  • United States -- Commercial policy

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SeriesS. hrg -- 103-991.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 94 p.
Number of Pages94
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Open LibraryOL17788159M

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  On J , President Obama signed into law a bill (H.R. ), that reauthorizes the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) (which expired on J ) through Dec. 31, Under the new law, duty reductions under the GSP program will begin 30 days after the law is enacted, which is effective J H.R. also extends duty reductions retroactively. The Generalized System of Preferences: Time to Renew and Reform the U.S. Trade Program Ryan Olson No. | Septem n On J , the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)— the U.S. trade program designed to promote trade in develop - ing countries—expired without renewal for the eighth time in its year history. The Generalized System of Preferences, or GSP, is a preferential tariff system which provides tariff reduction on various products. The concept of GSP is very different from the concept of "most favored nation".MFN status provides equal treatment in the case of tariff being imposed by a nation but in case of GSP differential tariff could be imposed by a nation on various countries depending. Lawmakers set a course for GSP renewal. legislation to renew the Generalized System of Preferences on Thursday, putting the lapsed program on a path to be extended for another three years. The.