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International Trade: Czech Trade Data
NSIAD-90-298BR: Published: Sep 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the trade agreement between the United States and Czechoslovakia signed in April 1990, focusing on: (1) Czechoslovakia's exports and imports to select countries; (2) tariff rates on U.S. imports from Czechoslovakia as compared to rates on imports from countries with most-favored-nation (MFN) status; (3) Czechoslovakia's eligibility f...
International Trade: Export of Wood Products Under Federally Assisted Export Programs
NSIAD-90-264: Published: Jul 31, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed exports of wood products under the Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) export guarantee programs and the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, focusing on: (1) how wood exports compared with exports of other agricultural commodities under the programs; (2) how wood exports' credit guarantee periods compared with other commodit...
International Trade: Soviet Export Data
NSIAD-90-209BR: Published: Jul 18, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on Soviet exports, focusing on: (1) Soviet exports to the United States and other countries; (2) the similarity between leading Soviet exports to the United States and other selected countries; (3) the differences between tariff rates for U.S. imports from the Soviet Union and countries granted most-favored-nation (MFN) trade status.GAO...
European Single Market: U.S. Government Efforts to Assist Small and Medium-Sized Exporters
NSIAD-90-167: Published: Jun 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified and evaluated trade issues related to the European Community's (EC) Single Internal Market Program (EC 1992), focusing on: (1) EC efforts to enhance the competitiveness of its small- and medium-sized enterprises; (2) U.S. government activities supporting U.S. small business exporters in the EC 1992 environment; and (3) areas in which collaboratio...
Export Controls: Advising U.S. Business of Policy Changes
NSIAD-90-201: Published: May 18, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on U.S. information dissemination regarding export control developments, focusing on: (1) the timeliness of implementation of agreed-upon U.S. export control changes; (2) U.S. actions to liberalize the list of controlled commodities; and (3) whether such practices would create disparate treatment between American exporters and their foreign competi...
Export Controls: U.S. Policies and Procedures Regarding the Soviet Union
NSIAD-90-185FS: Published: May 24, 1990. Publicly Released: May 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on U.S. export controls regarding the Soviet Union, focusing on: (1) export control policies and procedures; (2) the current U.S. level of control over exports to the Soviet Union; (3) U.S. plans to liberalize such controls; and (4) U.S. businesses' views on the impact of export controls on U.S.-Soviet trade.GAO found that: (1) the Unit...
Status Report on GAO's Reviews on P.L. 480 Food Aid Programs
T-NSIAD-90-23: Published: Mar 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1990.
GAO discussed U.S. food aid programs, focusing on: (1) the integration of agricultural export programs with food aid programs; (2) food aid program management; (3) the Agency for International Development's (AID) food aid management plan; (4) the role of U.S. private voluntary organizations (PVO) in U.S. food aid programs; and (5) the extent to which AID should maintain accountability over local c...
European Single Market: Issues of Concern to U.S. Exporters
NSIAD-90-60: Published: Feb 13, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed how the European Community (EC) Single Internal Market Program (EC 1992) would affect market access for U.S. small- and medium-sized exporters, focusing on: (1) product standards, testing, and certification; (2) rules of origin; and (3) public procurement.GAO found that: (1) although EC 1992 could provide substantial benefits to U.S. exporters, the...
International Trade Administration Export Promotion Activities
T-NSIAD-90-4: Published: Oct 18, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 18, 1989.
GAO discussed its reviews of the International Trade Administration's (ITA) export promotion activities. GAO noted that United States Foreign and Commercial Service (USFCS) funding limitations have resulted in: (1) a decline in the number of USFCS officers at overseas posts and a decrease in district office staffs; (2) cutbacks in program activities; and (3) long delays in the implementation of a...
Export Credits: The Effectiveness of the 1987 Agreement to Control the Use of Tied Aid Credits Under the Arrangement on Guidelines for Officially Supported Export Credits
T-NSIAD-89-33: Published: May 16, 1989. Publicly Released: May 16, 1989.
GAO reviewed the 1987 agreement between industrialized countries to decrease the use of tied aid credits and increase the minimum grant element level to 35 percent by July 15, 1988. GAO found that preliminary information from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in December 1988 indicated that the grant element level for most concessionary financing offers since July 19...