Former Soviet Union:

Assistance by the United States and Other Donors

NSIAD-93-101: Published: Dec 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1992.

Additional Materials:

Contact:

Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800
youngc1@gao.gov

GAO reviewed U.S. assistance to Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, focusing on the: (1) extent and nature of assistance provided; and (2) level of coordination among donors.

GAO found that: (1) donor countries have pledged $90 billion in aid to the former Soviet republics; (2) less than half of the amount pledged will have been disbursed by the end of 1992; (3) the United States pledged about $9.2 billion; (4) grants made up 19 percent of the total amount pledged; (5) 28 percent of the U.S. pledges were in the form of grants; (6) the Agency for International Development built up its presence in the former Soviet Union more quickly than it didin Central and Eastern Europe; (7) the Department of State has duplicated the experimental Washington-based management structure used for delivering assistance to Central and Eastern Europe; (8) the United States has made efforts to provide assistance to develop a modern banking system; (9) donors and all former Soviet republics agreed to establish consultative groups to help coordinate assistance; and (10) limited coordination has had no apparent major adverse impact, but, as aid programs expand, donors may begin to duplicate efforts.

Sep 29, 2016

Sep 28, 2016

Sep 27, 2016

Sep 26, 2016

Sep 23, 2016

Sep 21, 2016

Sep 7, 2016

Aug 30, 2016

Looking for more? Browse all our products here