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Foreign Assistance: U.S. Trade Capacity Building Extensive, but Its Effectiveness Has Yet to Be Evaluated
GAO-05-150: Published: Feb 11, 2005. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 2005.
Many developing countries have expressed concern about their inability to take advantage of global trading opportunities. The United States considers this ability a key factor in reducing poverty, achieving economic growth, raising income levels, and promoting stability. U.S. trade capacity building assistance is designed to address these concerns. GAO (1) identified the nature and extent of U.S....
Latin America: Views on the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative
T-NSIAD-91-7: Published: Feb 27, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1991.
GAO discussed the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative, a U.S.-proposed approach to stimulate sustained economic development in Latin American and Caribbean countries. GAO noted that: (1) the Initiative called for expansion of two-way trade negotiations, implementation of free-trade negotiating agreements, reduction and restructure of bilateral debt, and the promotion of direct investment in Lat...
Sub-Saharan Africa: Factors Affecting Export Capabilities
NSIAD-88-145: Published: May 4, 1988. Publicly Released: May 4, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Sub-Saharan African trade between the United States, the European Economic Community (EEC), and Japan to identify: (1) principal U.S., EEC, and Japanese imports from the region; (2) key restrictions that affect importation from the region; (3) EEC and Japanese trade practices aimed at reducing trade barriers to regional exports; and (4) U.S. eff...