Trade Council Urges Extension Of Duty-Free Pacts

Law360, New York (November 11, 2010, 5:39 PM EST) -- Nearly 100 companies and trade groups are urging U.S. lawmakers to extend duty-free treatment for thousands of goods imported into the U.S. from developing countries while Congress works to reform the program.

The National Foreign Trade Council, along with The Coalition for the Generalized System of Preferences — a trade group that seeks the renewal of duty-free agreements — and dozens of companies, wrote a letter Wednesday asking the leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee to extend the Generalized...
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