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Trade Liberalization: Western Hemisphere Trade Issues Confronting the United States
NSIAD-97-119: Published: Jul 21, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on efforts to liberalize trade among the countries of the Western Hemisphere, 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) certain recent developments in regional trade liberalization outside the FTA...
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...
Hong Kong's Reversion to China: Effective Monitoring Critical to Assess U.S. Nonproliferation Risks
NSIAD-97-149: Published: May 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether U.S. export control policy toward Hong Kong will adequately protect U.S. national security and nonproliferation interests after Hong Kong's reversion to China, focusing on: (1) the potential risks and consequences of continuing to export sensitive technologies to the territory after reversion, given China's past proliferation behavior; (2)...
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...
Export-Import Bank: Options for Achieving Possible Budget Reductions
NSIAD-97-7: Published: Dec 20, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) how the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Eximbank) spends its program appropriation; (2) program options that the Eximbank may want to consider to reduce the cost of its export financing programs; (3) potential implications of these options; and (4) the nature and extent of Eximbank's involvement in a type of financing known as project...
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...
Foreign Investment: Foreign Laws and Policies Addressing National Security Concerns
NSIAD-96-61: Published: Apr 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined how Japan, France, Germany and the United Kingdom monitor foreign direct investment in industries related to national security, focusing on: (1) the legal framework governing foreign direct investments in national security concerns; (2) barriers to and incentives for U.S. companies' investment in these countries' industries related to national secu...
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...
International Trade, Finance, and Competitiveness Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-10(4): Published: Oct 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the International Trade, Finance, and Competitiveness issue area as of October 2, 1995...
Multilateral Development Banks: U.S. Firms' Market Share and Federal Efforts to Help U.S. Firms
GGD-95-222: Published: Sep 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed business opportunities for U.S. firms at multilateral development banks (MDB), focusing on: (1) the MDB market share held by U.S. firms and their major competitors; (2) obstacles U.S. businesses may face in competing for MDB projects; (3) services the U.S. government provides to help U.S. firms overcome competition obstacles; (4) the Department of...