Export regulation (41 - 50 of 54 items)
Export Controls: Assessment of Commerce Department's Report on Missile Technology Controls
NSIAD-88-159: Published: May 24, 1988. Publicly Released: May 24, 1988.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Secretary of Commerce's report to Congress on the imposition of foreign policy controls on the export of missile equipment and technology related to nuclear weapons delivery systems.GAO found that the report: (1) complied with the statutory reporting requirements; (2) discussed the availability of controlled items from foreign sources; (3) fo...
The Office of Munitions Control Can Strengthen Its License Review Process
T-NSIAD-87-41: Published: Sep 11, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1987.
GAO discussed the Department of State's Office of Munition Control's (OMC) arms export control activities to determine whether exporters complied with certain administrative and reporting requirements. GAO noted that OMC: (1) failed to routinely check export license application data and rarely verified purchasers' legitimacy; (2) has insufficient information processing capability; (3) needs to per...
Export Controls: Assessment of Commerce Department's Foreign Policy Report to Congress
NSIAD-87-176: Published: Jul 23, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1987.
Pursuant to the Export Administration Amendments Act of 1985, GAO reviewed the Department of Commerce's reports to Congress on export controls to assess Commerce's compliance with statutory requirements.GAO found that: (1) Commerce reported to Congress on the purpose of export controls, their compatibility with foreign policy, other nations' reactions, economic impacts, enforceability, and other i...
Export Control of Commercial Goods and Technology
T-NSIAD-87-13: Published: Mar 17, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1987.
GAO discussed government controls over the export of commercial goods and technology that other nations could use for military or nuclear purposes. The Department of Commerce administers the control system and issues export licenses, while other agencies review certain types of licenses. The United States cooperates with other countries in this effort through an informal multilateral organization...
Implementation of the Foreign Availability Provisions of the Export Administration Act
T-NSIAD-87-8: Published: Mar 11, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1987.
GAO testified on the Department of Commerce's implementation of the foreign availability provisions of the Export Administration Act. GAO found that: (1) in 1985, Commerce issued final regulations on foreign availability procedures and criteria; (2) the 1985 amendments to the act have not reduced the number of products and related technologies subject to export controls, as intended; (3) Commerce...
Export Promotion Activities of the Department of Commerce's District Offices
129159: Feb 26, 1986
Testimony was given on the Department of Commerce's U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service's (US&FCS) district office export promotion activities. The district offices assist small and medium-sized firms in developing their export potential by: (1) providing information and advice to help them begin exporting or to enter new markets; (2) individually counseling firms about their export potential and...
Foreign Policy Export Controls
129146: Feb 19, 1986
Testimony was given concerning: (1) the extension of foreign policy export controls in effect prior to the passage of the Export Administration Amendments of 1985; and (2) the consultation process used in soliciting business views on the controls' extension. GAO noted that: (1) prior to the 1985 amendments, it was difficult to accurately assess the economic impact of foreign policy controls over t...
Exports of Dual-Use, Nuclear-Related Equipment to the People's Republic of China
NSIAD-84-115: Published: May 15, 1984. Publicly Released: May 15, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on exports of dual-use, nuclear-related equipment to the People's Republic of China.Dual-use, nuclear-related items are equipment which is used in both conventional and nuclear applications. The Department of Commerce regulates the export of such items. GAO found that, from July 1981 through June 1982, Commerce approved 1,080 licenses t...
Licensing Data for Exports to Non-Communist Countries
NSIAD-84-105: Published: May 1, 1984. Publicly Released: May 8, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated certain export licensing data contained in a previous GAO report.GAO sampled export license applications received by the Department of Commerce, Office of Export Administration (OEA). GAO determined that the number of applications processed by OEA would be reduced by 26 to 38 percent if certain export licensing requirements were eliminated...
Opportunities for Greater Cost Effectiveness in Public Law 480, Title I Food Purchases
NSIAD-84-69: Published: Apr 19, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1984.
GAO discussed opportunities to improve the effectiveness of subsidized food purchases by recipient, developing countries under the Public Law 480, title I program.Under the program, the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service in fiscal year (FY) 1982 financed about $722 million worth of purchases of agricultural commodities by developing countries. GAO examined 54 of the 86...