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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...
[U.S. Economic Relations With Cuba]
151076: Mar 15, 1994
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. economic relations with Cuba, focusing on: (1) claims filed by U.S. nationals against Cuba; (2) blocked Cuban assets in the United States; (3) trade between Cuba and foreign subsidiaries of U.S. companies; (4) Cuba's potential as a U.S. export market; and (5) the effect of lifting the U.S embargo on the U.S. Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) pr...
International Trade: Kazakhstan Unlikely to Be Major Source of Oil for the United States
GGD-94-74: Published: Mar 4, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) Kazakhstan's potential as a source of oil for the United States; and (2) issues affecting U.S. investment in Kazakhstan's petroleum industry.GAO found that: (1) Kazakhstan is unlikely to become a major oil source for the United States, since its oil production only accounts for 2 percent of world production; (2) Kazakhstan's oil...
Measuring U.S.-Canada Trade: Shifting Trade Winds May Threaten Recent Progress
GGD-94-4: Published: Jan 19, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1994.
GAO reviewed the current systems and processes used for measuring trade between the United States and Canada, focusing on: (1) how these systems are affected by changes in the trade environment; and (2) the United States' and Canada's ability to produce accurate and complete trade data.GAO found that: (1) U.S. exports to Canada and other countries have been undercounted because the Customs Service...
Former Soviet Union: Agricultural Reform and Food Situation in Its Successor States
GGD-94-17: Published: Nov 19, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the: (1) status of agricultural reforms in the newly independent states in the former Soviet Union; (2) relationship, if any, between U.S. credit-guaranteed food exports and agricultural reform; (3) amount of U.S. credit provided to the former Soviet Union, and whether food provided under the guarantees is distributed equitably among its republics;...
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...
U.S. Trade and Development Agency: Limitations Exist in Its Ability to Help Generate U.S. Exports
GGD-94-9: Published: Oct 20, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (TDA), focusing on: (1) whether TDA activities increase U.S. exports; (2) the factors that affect TDA ability to generate U.S. exports; and (3) five other countries' major development projects abroad that increase their exports.GAO found that: (1) since 1980, over 850 firms have participated in various TDA proj...
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...
Export Promotion: Governmentwide Plan Contributes to Improvements
T-GGD-94-35: Published: Oct 26, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1993.
GAO discussed the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee's (TPCC) strategic plan to promote exports. GAO noted that: (1) export promotion programs can increase exports of competitive U.S. products and improve the U.S. trade balance; (2) the current federal export promotion system is fragmented and inefficient; (3) the Export Enhancement Act of 1992 directs the administration to establish prioritie...
Export Promotion: Initial Assessment of Governmentwide Strategic Plan
T-GGD-93-48: Published: Sep 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1993.
GAO discussed the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee's (TPCC) report on the federal strategic planning effort to promote exports. GAO noted that: (1) the TPCC strategic plan includes specific actions to improve individual agency programs and export promotion efforts, set governmenwide priorities, and create a unified export promotion budget by fiscal year 1995; (2) TPCC believes that interagen...