The U.S. GSP came into effect on January 1976 for an indefinite period.
The Handbook is intended to provide, in a consolidated and concise form, information regarding the tariff advantages and the conditions which need to be met to benefit from the U.S. GSP scheme.
Readers can find the comprehensive information on:
- Administration of the U.S. GSP
- Country eligibility
- Product eligibility
- Rules of origin
- Elements of reciprocity
- Duration and stability of the U.S. GSP
- How countries can make the most out of the GSP
- African Growth and Opportunity
While the Handbook is based on official texts, only authentic legal texts have legal value.