International trade (61 - 70 of 113 items)
Export-Import Bank: Key Factors in Considering Eximbank Reauthorization
T-NSIAD-97-215: Published: Jul 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1997.
GAO discussed issues concerning the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Eximbank), focusing on: (1) the rationales regarding the Eximbank's programs; (2) foreign competitors' export finance programs; (3) available options to achieve budgetary savings at the Eximbank; and (4) the ways in which Eximbank's assistance is distributed.GAO noted that: (1) proponents and opponents continue to...
Export-Import Bank: Reauthorization Issues
T-NSIAD-97-147: Published: Apr 29, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1997.
GAO discussed issues concerning the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Eximbank), focusing on: (1) the rationale for and against the Eximbank's programs; (2) the ways in which its assistance is distributed; and (3) foreign competitors' export finance programs.GAO noted that: (1) in reviewing the Eximbank's export finance programs, the Congress needs to weigh the benefits to the U.S. e...
International Relations and Trade Issue Area--Active Assignments
AA-97-5(1): Published: Jan 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the International Relations and Trade issue area as of January 2, 1997...
NSIAD-96-230R: Published: Sep 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S.-China Joint Defense Conversion Commission's (JDCC) activities. GAO noted that: (1) China's approach to defense conversion has been to integrate military and civilian production; (2) the Commission on Science, Technology, and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND) is the chief body in the Chinese government responsible for defense conversi...
International Relations and Trade Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-5(4): Published: Sep 3, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 3, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the International Relations and Trade issue area as of September 3, 1996...
International Trade: Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Businesses in China
T-NSIAD-96-214: Published: Jul 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1996.
GAO discussed the challenges and opportunities for U.S. businesses in China. GAO noted that: (1) energy production, transportation, telecommunications, and the environment are key sectors for U.S. exports to China; (2) impediments to accessing the Chinese market include poor intellectual property protections, and the failure to implement international trade standards; (3) China and the United Stat...
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...
Agricultural Trade: Competitor Countries' Foreign Market Development Programs
T-GGD-95-184: Published: Jun 14, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed: (1) competitor countries' foreign agricultural market development activities; and (2) state trading enterprises (STE). GAO noted that: (1) the European Union spends far more on total agricultural support than the United States; (2) foreign market development includes advertising, consumer promotion, trade servicing and market research; (3) althou...
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...
International Trade: Long-Term Viability of U.S.-European Union Aircraft Agreement Uncertain
GGD-95-45: Published: Dec 19, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the 1992 bilateral aircraft agreement between the United States and the European Union (EU), focusing on the: (1) extent to which the agreement has proved viable in operation; (2) potential impact of changes in government support on the competitiveness of the U.S. civil aircraft industry; and (3) efforts of the United States and EU to extend covera...