Export Promotion:

Overall U.S. Strategy Needed

T-GGD-92-40: Published: May 20, 1992. Publicly Released: May 20, 1992.

Additional Materials:

Contact:

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

GAO discussed ways in which federal export promotion programs can be improved. GAO noted that: (1) export promotion services in the United States are currently fragmented among 10 government agencies, including the Department of Agriculture, Commerce, and the Export-Import Bank of the United States; (2) the fragmented approach has led to program inefficiencies and confusion in the U.S. business community; (3) considerable federal resources are devoted to export promotion programs, but the programs are not funded on the basis of any coherent governmentwide strategy or set of national priorities; (4) the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee was established to streamline the government's decentralized approach to export promotion; and (5) some steps have been taken to unify the system, but the government's fundamental approach has not changed.

Nov 19, 2020

Nov 9, 2020

Oct 27, 2020

Oct 2, 2020

Sep 22, 2020

Sep 15, 2020

Sep 14, 2020

Aug 27, 2020

Jul 28, 2020

Looking for more? Browse all our products here