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Bureau of Export Administration: Encryption Items Transferred from the U.S. Munitions List to the Commerce Control List
OGC-97-12: Published: Jan 13, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Bureau of Export Administration's (BXA) new rule on transferring encryption items from the U.S. Munitions List to the Commerce Control List. GAO found that: (1) the rule would amend the Export Administration Regulations by imposing national security and foreign policy controls on certain information security systems and equipment, cryptograph...
Export Controls: Sensitive Machine Tool Exports to China
NSIAD-97-4: Published: Nov 19, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the circumstances surrounding the export of machine tools by the McDonnell Douglas Corporation to the China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation (CATIC), focusing on: (1) the military and civil applications of the equipment and whether these military applications are important to China's military modernization plans; (2) the proce...
Export Controls: Some Controls Over Missile-Related Technology Exports to China Are Weak
NSIAD-95-82: Published: Apr 17, 1995. Publicly Released: May 17, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) and U.S. missile technology-related exports to the Peoples' Republic of China, focusing on the: (1) extent to which dual-use and missile technologies are exported to sensitive end-users; (2) U.S. government's ability to monitor China's compliance with the U.S.-China bilateral agreement; an...
Export Controls: Actions Needed To Improve Enforcement
NSIAD-94-28: Published: Dec 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. government's enforcement of export controls over dual-use items, focusing on: (1) the tools and resources available to the Department of Commerce and the U.S. Customs Service to carry out their enforcement responsibilities; (2) how well these agencies are enforcing export controls; (3) impediments to effective enforcement; and (4) options...
Communications Privacy: Federal Policy and Actions
OSI-94-2: Published: Nov 4, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined whether federal policies negatively affect U.S. corporations' ability to protect themselves against economic espionage, focusing on: (1) the need for information privacy in computer and communications systems to prevent economic espionage; (2) federal agency authority to develop cryptographic standards for protection of sensitive, unclassified info...
Drugs: International Efforts to Attack a Global Problem
NSIAD-93-165: Published: Jun 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed international efforts to counter narcotics, focusing on: (1) the types of anti-drug programs funded bilaterally by major donors and multilateral organizations; (2) U.S. efforts to increase international support for U.S. counternarcotic objectives; and (3) the mechanisms used to coordinate international efforts.GAO found that: (1) the major industri...
Export Controls: Issues In Removing Militarily Sensitive Items From the Munitions List
NSIAD-93-67: Published: Mar 31, 1993. Publicly Released: May 4, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the export control jurisdiction decisions the Departments of State and Defense (DOD) made regarding certain military sensitive items.GAO found that: (1) State and DOD agreed to transfer over two dozen commodities, including vessels and explosives, to the Department of Commerce; (2) State and DOD identified several items that should be retained on t...
Export Promotion: Federal Programs Lack Organizational and Funding Cohesiveness
NSIAD-92-49: Published: Jan 10, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal government's export promotion programs, focusing on the: (1) rationale and resources devoted to those programs; and (2) adequacy of recent attempts to consolidate and streamline those programs.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year 1991, the U.S. government spent $2.7 billion on export promotion programs and $21.4 billion on export loans, e...
International Trade: Bulgarian Trade Data
NSIAD-91-150BR: Published: Mar 11, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the impact of granting Bulgaria a most-favored-nation trade status, focusing on: (1) tariff rates on U.S. imports from Bulgaria compared to rates from other countries; and (2) leading U.S. exports to and imports from Bulgaria from 1987 to 1990.GAO found that: (1) the weighted average tariff rate on dutiable products could decline from 21 percent t...
Export Controls: Opportunities for Improving Compliance With Export Administration Regulations
NSIAD-91-47: Published: Dec 6, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 1990.
GAO assessed the Department of Commerce's procedures for providing oral advice to exporters regarding controls on the export of commercial products that could be of military use.GAO found that: (1) the Bureau of Export Administration (BXA) reported that it received over 160,000 export-control-related telephone inquiries during fiscal year (FY) 1989; (2) the International Trade Administration (ITA)...