International Relations and Trade Issue Area Plan:
Fiscal Years 1998-2000
IAP-98-6: Published: Apr 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1998.
GAO presented its International Relations and Trade issue area plan for fiscal years 1998 through 2000.
GAO plans to examine: (1) international agreements, arrangements, and programs to promote U.S. security interests; (2) U.S. participation in multilateral institutions; (3) foreign affairs structures and management of functions and resources; (4) U.S. bilateral programs to assist and influence other countries; (5) programs to promote and finance U.S. oversees business interests; and (6) trade agreements and efforts to improve U.S. access to foreign markets.