Provides brief history, economic rationale, and legal background leading to the establishment of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), which extends duty-free treatment to products imported from designated developing countries. Discusses U.S. implementation of GSP, legislation in the 111th-112th Congresses, program effectiveness, and positions of various stakeholders. Explores possible implications of expiration or renewal of U.S. GSP program originally established by the Trade Act of 1974.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division. Generalized System of Preferences