The Coalition for GSP is a Washington, DC-based group of U.S. businesses, trade associations, and consumer organizations that seeks the renewal of the GSP program by Congress before its expiration. Since 1992, the Coalition has been the predominant and successful U.S. business community voice advocating GSP renewal.
The Trade Partnership manages the Coalition for GSP. The Coalition advocates for the longest possible extension of the GSP program. To this end, Coalition members and staff communicate regularly with Administration and Congressional officials to encourage them to move forward expeditiously with GSP renewal. Coalition members have testified at House and Senate hearings held to consider GSP renewal.
Members of the Coalition receive regular communications keeping them abreast of the status of GSP renewal so that they can best plan pricing and ordering strategies. This information also suggests various actions members can take to move the process along. The Coalition provides members with substantive support, including information and data to help companies make the case for GSP directly to their Members of Congress and staff.
The Coalition is also the active business voice participating in the effort to improve U.S. preference programs. We suggest changes that will promote full usage of U.S. preference programs in ways that are commercially meaningful to both exporters and importers.
To join the Coalition for GSP, please contact us at (202) 347-1041.