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Antidumping and Countervailing Duties: Congress and Agencies Should Take Additional Steps to Reduce Substantial Shortfalls in Duty Collection
GAO-08-391: Published: Mar 26, 2008. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 2008.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been unable to collect hundreds of millions of dollars in antidumping (AD) and countervailing (CV) duties. The Department of Commerce imposes these duties to remedy injurious unfair foreign trade practices (unfairly low prices or subsidies). The noncollection of AD/CV duties means that the U.S. government has not fully remedied the unfair trade practice...
Export-Import Bank: Improvements Needed in Assessment of Economic Impact
GAO-07-1071: Published: Sep 12, 2007. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 2007.
Congress established the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) to encourage U.S. exports. Congress has directed Ex-Im to consider the economic impact of its work and not to fund activities that will adversely affect U.S. industry. In this context, GAO reviewed (1) Ex-Im's policies and procedures for determining economic impact, (2) the extent to which Ex-Im appropriately identifies and a...
China Trade: U.S. Exports, Investment, Affiliate Sales Rising, but Export Share Falling
GAO-06-162: Published: Dec 9, 2005. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 2005.
China is important to the global economy and a major U.S. trading partner. By joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, China pledged to further liberalize its trade regime and follow global trade rules. While U.S.-Chinese commercial relations have expanded, controversies have emerged, including the size and growth of the U.S. trade deficit with China, China's lack of intellectual proper...
World Trade Organization: Progress in Agricultural Trade Negotiations May Be Slow
T-NSIAD-00-122: Published: Mar 7, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the negotiations on agricultural trade being conducted by the World Trade Organization (WTO), focusing on: (1) U.S. and other countries' objectives in the agricultural trade negotiations; (2) progress achieved during the 1999 WTO Seattle ministerial conference; and (3) prospects for future negotiations.GAO noted that: (1) WTO member countries inte...
Northern Mariana Islands: Garment and Tourist Industries Play a Dominant Role in the Commonwealth's Economy
RCED/GGD-00-79: Published: Feb 14, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the state of the economy of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and its revenue-raising efforts, focusing on: (1) what the impact of the garment and tourist industries and the use of foreign washers has been on the economy of the CNMI; (2) how the revenue-raising efforts of the CNMI and the payments that CNMI re...
International Monetary Fund: Trade Policies of IMF Borrowers
NSIAD/GGD-99-174: Published: Jun 22, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the International Monetary Fund (IMF), focusing on the: (1) extent to which IMF borrower countries restrict international trade and the borrowers whose trade has the potential to affect the United States; (2) reported trade barriers and export policies of four IMF borrowers that are among those with the greatest capacity to affect...
U.S. Export-Import Bank: Issues Raised by Recent Market Developments and Foreign Competition
T-NSIAD-99-23: Published: Oct 7, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1998.
GAO discussed issues related to the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Eximbank), focusing on: (1) recent trends in the cost and composition of the Eximbank's financing; and (2) key similarities and differences in international export finance programs.GAO noted that: (1) the deterioration of international market conditions has already had an impact on the Eximbank's operations, although the full effect has...
U.S. Export-Import Bank's Asian Financial Exposure
NSIAD-98-150R: Published: Apr 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the United States Export-Import Bank's (Eximbank) financial exposure in Asian nations that have experienced financial difficulties linked to the region's recent economic crisis, focusing on the: (1) extent of the Eximbank's financial exposure in Indonesia, South Korea, the Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia and what the Eximbank is...
Agricultural Exports: U.S. Needs a More Integrated Approach to Address Sanitary/Phytosanitary Issues
NSIAD-98-32: Published: Dec 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) extent to which foreign sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures may unfairly restrict U.S. agricultural exports; and (2) federal structure and approach for addressing such measures.GAO noted that: (1) despite growing concerns that certain foreign sanitary or phytosanitary measures may be inconsistent with World Trade Organ...
Trade Liberalization: Recent Developments in Western Hemisphere Trade Arrangements
T-NSIAD-97-220: Published: Jul 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1997.
GAO discussed various issues regarding Western Hemisphere trade liberalization, focusing on: (1) the principal existing subregional trade arrangements in the Western Hemisphere; (2) the current status of Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) discussions; and (3) recent developments in regional trade liberalization outside of the FTAA process and their possible implications for the United States.G...