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Finance panel ups pressure on administration in GSP travel goods fight

October 20, 2016 at 5:30 PM
A bipartisan group of 14 senators, including eight from the Finance Committee, has fired a fresh salvo of criticism at U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman for the Obama administration's decision to extend Generalized System of Preference benefits for travel goods only to least-developed member countries and participants in the African Growth and Opportunity Act. The June 30 decision not to extend duty-free treatment to travel goods imports from all GSP beneficiaries was "disappointing" for several reasons, Finance Committee Chairman Orrin...

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