Export-Import Bank of the United States (81 - 90 of 169 items)
Export Finance: Comparative Analysis of U.S. and European Union Export Credit Agencies
GGD-96-1: Published: Oct 24, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the types of export-financing assistance that the United States and five European Union (EU) countries provide to exporters, focusing on the: (1) types of export-financing delivery systems used in the countries; (2) differences in and types of trade-offs among U.S. and EU member state programs; and (3) status of international efforts to limit the u...
Multilateral Development Banks: U.S. Firms' Market Share and Federal Efforts to Help U.S. Firms
GGD-95-222: Published: Sep 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed business opportunities for U.S. firms at multilateral development banks (MDB), focusing on: (1) the MDB market share held by U.S. firms and their major competitors; (2) obstacles U.S. businesses may face in competing for MDB projects; (3) services the U.S. government provides to help U.S. firms overcome competition obstacles; (4) the Department of...
Export Finance: The Small Business Administration's Role in Meeting Small Business Needs
T-GGD-95-235: Published: Sep 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1995.
GAO discussed information on the Small Business Administration's (SBA) Export Working Capital Program (EWCP), focusing on SBA role in meeting the export finance needs of small-and medium-sized businesses. GAO noted that SBA has: (1) worked with the U.S. Export-Import Bank to streamline and standardize its working capital programs; (2) supported U.S. export assistance centers by assigning 11 staff...
Nuclear Safety: U.S. Assistance to Upgrade Soviet-Designed Nuclear Reactors in the Czech Republic
RCED-95-157: Published: Jun 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1995.
GAO provided information on: (1) the reasons the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) guaranteed a loan for the Temelin nuclear power plant in the Czech Federal Republic; (2) actions Eximbank took to ensure the project's soundness and safety; and (3) issues involving the U.S. government's potential liability as a result of the loan guarantee.GAO found that: (1) U.S. government officials believe that West...
International Trade, Finance, and Competitiveness Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1995-96
IAP-95-13: Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO presented its International Trade, Finance, and Competitiveness issue area plan for fiscal years 1995 through 1996.GAO plans to: (1) assess the impact of international accords and organizations on international trade, market access, and trading partners' financial conditions; (2) evaluate U.S. agencies' effectiveness in promoting emerging markets and international trade programs, implementing...
International Trade: U.S. Efforts to Counter Competitors' Tied Aid Practices
T-GGD-95-128: Published: Mar 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1995.
GAO discussed the tied aid practices of the United States and its major competitors, focusing on the: (1) adverse effects of foreign tied aid programs on U.S. exports; and (2) effectiveness of U.S. efforts to mitigate these potential adverse effects. GAO noted that: (1) foreign competitors' tied aid practices can cause trade distortions, adversely affect economic development policy decisions, and...
Cargo Preference: Effects of U.S. Export-Import Cargo Preference Laws on Exporters
GGD-95-2BR: Published: Oct 31, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the frequency of exemptions from cargo preference laws for U.S. Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) financed exports in 1990 through 1992; and (2) whether Eximbank cargo preference requirements adversely affected Eximbank's efforts to assist U.S. exporters, particularly those in the Midwest.GAO found that: (1) the Maritime Administration (MARAD) gra...
Credit Reform: Appropriation of Negative Subsidy Receipts Raises Questions
AIMD-94-58: Published: Sep 26, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' budgetary treatment of negative subsidies, focusing on: (1) whether the budgetary treatment could have adverse effects on program management and budgeting; (2) an alternative to appropriating the present value of estimated negative subsidy receipts; and (3) the additional legislative requirements imposed on the Federal Housing Adm...
International Trade: Combating U.S. Competitors' Tied Aid Practices
T-GGD-94-156: Published: May 25, 1994. Publicly Released: May 25, 1994.
GAO discussed tied aid, focusing on the: (1) adverse impact on U.S. exports of six major U.S. competitors' tied aid practices; (2) differences between U.S. tied aid programs and those of major competitors; (3) U.S. policy toward tied aid; (4) Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) 1992 tied aid agreement; and (5) Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee's (TPCC) new Tied Aid...
International Trade: Competitors' Tied Aid Practices Affect U.S. Exports
GGD-94-81: Published: May 25, 1994. Publicly Released: May 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the tied aid practices of the United States and its major competitors, focusing on: (1) the amount of aid provided by the United States and its competitors; (2) the types of tied aid programs available from each country; and (3) how U.S. competitors' tied aid programs affect U.S. exports.GAO found that: (1) the amount of tied aid the United States...