Export regulation (31 - 40 of 54 items)
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...
The President's Decision to Order a Chinese Company's Divestiture of a Recently Acquired U.S. Aircraft Parts Manufacturer
T-NSIAD-90-21: Published: Mar 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 1990.
GAO discussed the President's decision to order a corporation owned by the People's Republic of China to divest its recently acquired control of a U.S. firm, focusing on: (1) the interagency national security review process; (2) U.S. means for safeguarding information; and (3) sources of information needed to investigate the investment's national security implications. GAO noted that: (1) the firm...
Export Controls: Assessment of Commerce Department Foreign Policy Reports to Congress
NSIAD-89-190: Published: Sep 13, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1989.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed: (1) five of the Secretary of Commerce's reports concerning imposing, expanding, or extending foreign policy export controls; and (2) the extent to which Commerce adopted earlier recommendations to improve its reporting to Congress on foreign availability, enforcement, and economic impact.GAO found that: (1) the reports generally complied with re...
Status Report on GAO's Review of the Export Enhancement Program
T-NSIAD-89-45: Published: Jul 31, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1989.
GAO discussed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Export Enhancement Program (EEP). GAO found that: (1) because the supply of wheat has tightened since 1987, resulting in higher wheat prices, USDA has announced fewer new EEP initiatives and has not extended existing ones; (2) as of July 21, 1989, USDA had announced 103 initiatives, the market value of EEP bonuses totalled nearly $2.6 billion, a...
Export Controls: Extent of DOD Influence on Licensing Decisions
NSIAD-89-155: Published: Jun 6, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Commerce's and the Department of Defense's (DOD) roles in the export licensing process for commercial products which could also have a military use.GAO found that: (1) Commerce and DOD agreed on 90 percent of 10,380 licensing actions for cases completed between June 1987 and June 1988; (2) Commerce followed DOD recommendations to...
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...
Israel: Use of U.S.-Manufactured Tear Gas in the Occupied Territories
NSIAD-89-128: Published: Apr 13, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Israeli Defense Forces' (IDF) use of U.S.-manufactured tear gas in the Palestinian-occupied territories of the West Bank and Gaza, focusing on: (1) medical evidence on the effects of tear gas; (2) U.S. laws and policies relating to tear gas exports and their application to restrict tear gas exports on other occasions; and (3) the Department...
Transition Series: International Trade Issues
OCG-89-5TR: Published: Nov 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1988.
GAO summarized information on federal government issues relating to international trade and economic policy, including: (1) economic policies in an interdependent world; (2) trade negotiations and agreements; (3) management of export promotion and market development programs; (4) export controls; and (5) foreign direct investment in the United States.GAO noted that: (1) its trade deficit and statu...
Export Licensing: Number of Applications Reviewed by the Defense Department
NSIAD-88-176FS: Published: May 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) role in export licensing of militarily significant products, comparing it with the Department of Commerce's role.GAO found that: (1) DOD reviews licenses for 8 product categories and 15 foreign countries; (2) DOD has reviewed a declining number of applications each year since 1986; and (3) it was unable to explain...