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U.S.-Mexico Trade: Survey of U.S. Border Infrastructure Needs
NSIAD-92-56: Published: Nov 27, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed current and projected U.S. border infrastructure needs associated with increased U.S.-Mexican trade, focusing on: (1) the U.S. Customs Service's and the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) current and anticipated staffing requirements; (2) the General Service Administration's (GSA) planning for border inspection facilities needs; (3) est...
International Trade: Priority Trade Damage Estimates Could Have Been Developed
NSIAD-91-236: Published: Sep 10, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined the U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) progress in implementing section 310 of the Trade Act of 1974 (super-301), which requires USTR to identify those trade barriers whose elimination would have the most significant potential to increase U.S. exports, focusing on: (1) USTR criteria for designating priority unfair trade practices in 1989 and 1990...
U.S.--Mexico Trade: Extent to Which Mexican Horticultural Exports Complement U.S. Production
NSIAD-91-94BR: Published: Mar 20, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S.-Mexican agricultural trade, focusing on how major Mexican horticultural commodities complement, supplement, or compete with U.S. domestic production.GAO found that: (1) there was a clear pattern of complementary production for some major Mexican exports, and significant overlap in harvest and marketing seasons for others; (2) cantaloupes, wate...
U.S.-Mexico Trade: Impact of Liberalization in the Agricultural Sector
NSIAD-91-155: Published: Mar 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined efforts to remove impediments to agricultural trade between the United States and Mexico; (2) explored the benefits of increasing such trade; (3) reviewed remaining barriers to be addressed in free-trade agreement negotiations; and (4) obtained the views of U.S. producer groups on agricultural trade liberalization.GAO found that between 1980 a...
U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade Liberalization
T-NSIAD-91-24: Published: Apr 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1991.
GAO discussed recent developments in agricultural trade between the United States and Mexico and the views of U.S. agricultural industry groups regarding trade liberalization measures. GAO noted that: (1) Mexico's agricultural exports to the U.S. more than doubled between fiscal year (FY) 1980 and FY 1989 and U.S. and Mexican agricultural trade increased from $2.3 billion in 1982 to $5 billion in...
Agricultural Trade Negotiations at a Crossroads
T-NSIAD-91-10: Published: Feb 28, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1991.
GAO discussed the status of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade's agricultural trade negotiations, focusing on the: (1) disagreement between the United States and the European Community (EC); (2) need for an extension of fast-track authority; and (3) importance of U.S. agricultural groups' backing. GAO noted that: (1) the United States was willing to make fundamental changes in its system o...
International Trade: Comparison of U.S. and Foreign Antidumping Practices
NSIAD-91-59: Published: Nov 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade-related antidumping policies and practices of the United States and its major trading partners, focusing on government, legal, and industry views on the: (1) sufficiency of evidence for initiating investigations; (2) transparency of antidumping practices to the parties involved and to the public; and (3) r...
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: GATT Treatment of Nonmarket Economy Countries
NSIAD-90-206FS: Published: Aug 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade's (GATT) treatment of nonmarket economy countries in international trade.GAO found that: (1) trade with nonmarket economies was applicable during the drafting of GATT, since there were no general policies governing their accession to GATT; (2) the process of becoming a contracting party to GATT was not aut...
International Trade: Use of the GATT Antidumping Code
NSIAD-90-238FS: Published: Jul 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the extent of foreign government use of the Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), known as the Antidumping Code, focusing on: (1) signatories' and U.S. trading partners' use of the Antidumping Code; and (2) the extent of cases brought by Code signatories against U.S. exporters and exporters...