International trade (31 - 36 of 36 items)
Agricultural Trade: Trends in Imports of Fruits, Vegetables, and Other Agricultural Products
RCED-87-177FS: Published: Sep 29, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 2, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the recent rise in fruit and vegetable imports and its effect on American farmers and food manufacturers.GAO found that: (1) the U.S. agricultural trade balance has declined each year for the past 5 years, with a rise in agricultural imports contributing to this decline; (2) fruits and vegetables comprised almost a quarter of competi...
U.S. Agricultural Exports: Factors Affecting Competitiveness in World Markets
RCED-87-35BR: Published: Oct 9, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO addressed the issues of: (1) declining U.S. agricultural exports; and (2) waning U.S. competitiveness in the world agricultural market. GAO defined competitiveness as the ability to sell U.S. products in the world market at a level sufficient to sustain the U.S. market share.GAO identified a number of factors that affect U.S. agricultural competitiveness, i...
Issues Effecting U.S. Agricultural Competitiveness in World Markets
131129: Sep 30, 1986
GAO discussed issues affecting U.S. agriculture. GAO noted that: (1) to increase foreign demand for U.S. agricultural products, the United States must lower commodity price-support levels, expand export credit programs, rely more on export subsidies, lower the dollar's value, and reduce production costs; (2) some critics believe that U.S. competitors will increase export subsidies or lower export...
The Agricultural Export Enhancement Program and Agricultural Foreign Market Development Programs
129594: Apr 10, 1986
GAO discussed its assessment of the Agricultural Export Enhancement Program and the progress the program is making in achieving its objectives to increase U.S. exports and encourage the European community to begin serious bilateral and multilateral negotiations on agricultural trade problems. GAO found that: (1) isolating and assessing the impact of the program is a difficult task; and (2) any imp...
Information Concerning Reports of a Possible Wheat Shortage
RED-75-252: Published: Jul 30, 1974. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1974.
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