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Export Controls: License Screening and Compliance Procedures Need Strengthening
NSIAD-94-178: Published: Jun 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed export control activities at the Departments of State and Commerce, focusing on: (1) whether these agencies effectively use automated systems to screen license applications; (2) how well these agencies cooperate with each other and the U.S. Customs Service; (3) whether State is monitoring reexports and technology transfers by companies involved in...
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...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Export Licensing Procedures for Dual-Use Items Need to Be Strengthened
NSIAD-94-119: Published: Apr 26, 1994. Publicly Released: May 18, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. export licensing procedures for dual-use nuclear items, focusing on the: (1) nature and extent of U.S. nuclear-related dual-use exports to countries of proliferation concern; (2) policies and procedures for reviewing export license applications; and (3) methods used to deter and detect the diversion of exports to foreign nuclear proliferation...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Licensing Procedures for Dual-Use Exports Need Strengthening
T-NSIAD-94-163: Published: May 17, 1994. Publicly Released: May 17, 1994.
GAO discussed its review of U.S exporting licensing procedures for dual-use nuclear items. GAO noted that: (1) the government has approved dual-use nuclear licenses to 36 countries that pose a potential proliferation risk; (2) most of the licenses were for computers and other items with wide civilian uses, but a few items were critical to nuclear explosives development and had few nonnuclear uses;...
Agricultural Loan Guarantees: National Advisory Council's Critical Views on Loans to Iraq Withheld
GGD-94-24: Published: Oct 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the process that the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Policies (NAC) used to approve over $6 billion in Department of Agriculture (USDA) loans and agricultural export credit guarantee programs to Iraq, focusing on the: (1) major issues debated in NAC regarding USDA agricultural loan and credit guarantee proposals fo...
Export Finance: Challenges Facing the U.S. Export-Import Bank
T-GGD-94-46: Published: Nov 3, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1993.
GAO discussed issues that affect the U.S. Export-Import Bank's (Eximbank) role in assisting U.S. exporters. GAO noted that: (1) there is considerable overlap in federal export financing programs, since Eximbank has not coordinated its programs with other agencies' export programs at the operational level; (2) in September 1993, the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee made specific recommendatio...
Foreign Assistance: Promoting Judicial Reform to Strengthen Democracies
NSIAD-93-149: Published: Sep 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. efforts to improve the administration of justice in developing countries, focusing on the: (1) lessons learned from 10 years of judicial reform experience in Latin America; and (2) U.S. government's management approach to judicial reform in the new democratic countries of Central and Eastern Europe.GAO found that: (1) most judicial reform effo...
Export Promotion: Governmentwide Strategy Needed for Federal Programs
T-GGD-93-7: Published: Mar 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1993.
GAO discussed federal export promotion programs. GAO noted that: (1) there is no governmentwide export promotion strategy to govern any funding allocations; (2) in fiscal year 1991, the Department of Agriculture spent 74 percent of total federal outlays on export promotion and issued $5.7 billion in export loans and loan guarantees; (3) there is no single budget category for all export promotion p...
Export Finance: The Role of the U.S. Export-Import Bank
GGD-93-39: Published: Dec 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Export-Import Bank's (Eximbank) mission, function, and current activities, focusing on: (1) Eximbank's delivery of services to small businesses; (2) the administration of the Eximbank export credit insurance program; (3) credit reform and the Eximbank country risk assessment system; (4) the use of tied aid; and (5) Eximbank's coordination with...
Foreign Assistance: Promising Approach to Judicial Reform in Colombia
NSIAD-92-269: Published: Sep 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed judicial reform assistance to Colombia.GAO found that: (1) from 1986 through 1990, the Agency for International Development (AID) used small projects managed by a private Colombian foundation to build consensus among the judiciary, the executive branch, and the private sector on the importance of judicial reform, an approach that was different from...