Monthly Archives: May 2011

No GSP: World’s Poorest Countries Losing Hard-Won Market Share while U.S. Importers Paying $1.8 Million Daily in Reimposed Duties

Coalition of GSP Countries Letter to Senate Majority Leader Reid Since January 1 of this year, U.S. imports from 131 countries – 1.3 billion people – are no longer entering the U.S. market duty-free.  All imports into the U.S. are … Continue reading

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Microfinance supporting artisans’ production and exporting

For those of you connected with microfinance institutions (MFIs), are there any MFIs you know of giving loans specifically to artisans? If so, we are looking to learn about how they are structured, repayment trends, their financial sustainability, MFIs’ experiences with them, and any … Continue reading

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