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India not eligible for US’ GSP benefits

The United States Trade Representative’s (USTR’s) office has recently classified India as a developed economy and it is ineligible for GSP benefits from the US. The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) scheme offers a lower tariff to the exporters of a select group of developing countries. India is the largest beneficiary nation under the GSP, which enjoyed ..

What is GSP in the United States of America?

The United States of America’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is the oldest and largest trade preference program established under the Trade Act of 1974 by the US government. The GSP promotes economic development by eliminating certain import duties on thousands of products imported from any of the beneficiary countries under the US’s Generalized system ..

Preferential Tariff Benefits to India

The United States has withdrawn preferential tariff benefits to India under its Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Scheme. India is a beneficiary of preferential tariff benefits provided by Armenia, Australia, European Union, Japan, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Norway, Russian Federation, Switzerland Turkey, among others. Preferential Tariff Trade Continues to Grow Indian exports to the countries offering ..

India to Impose Retaliatory Tariff on American Goods

India has decided to impose long-pending retaliatory tariffs on 29 US products. This is seen as India s retaliatory measure against US decision to impose tariffs on Indian goods and withdrawal of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for Indian exports. India will be imposing additional customs duties on 29 US products, including almond, walnut ..

US to end preferential trade terms Under GSP for India

The US President Trump has terminated India’s designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the Generalized System of Preference (GSP) trade programme. Why did the US Withdrew? The US has stated that: India did not assure the US that it will provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets. India has implemented a wide array ..

Robert Lighthizer urged to not to terminate GSP programme

The Generalized System of Preference (GSP) is the largest and oldest US trade preference programme and is designed to promote economic development by allowing duty-free entry for thousands of products from designated beneficiary countries. Recently, it is in news because a group of 25 influential American lawmakers has urged the US Trade Representative – Robert ..

Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)

The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is a U.S. trade program designed to promote economic growth in the developing world by providing preferential duty-free entry for up to 4,800 products from 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories. US congress has voted to renew the GSP through 2020. US has announced eligibility review of India, Indonesia and ..