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Major Issues Facing the 102nd Congress
T-OCG-91-1: Published: Jan 23, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 1991.
GAO discussed the critical issues Congress and the Administration have faced since November 1988. GAO noted that: (1) the budget deficit could reach $300 billion or more in 1991; (2) long-term economic forecasts imply that the budget deficit and a low domestic saving rate will constrict opportunities for economic growth; (3) Department of Defense weapons programs were hampered by management failur...
Uses and Limitations of Countertrade
T-NSIAD-87-39: Published: Jul 1, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1987.
GAO discussed the different aspects of countertrade in the world trading system. GAO found that: (1) countertrade and other trading practices are viewed as marketing tools to help gain sales; (2) the United States generally views countertrade as contrary to open and free trading, but does not oppose U.S. business participation in countertrade unless the action could have a negative impact on natio...