Stronger Emphasis on Market Development Needed in Agriculture's Export Credit Sales Program

ID-80-01 Published: Oct 26, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1979.
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GAO reported on the need for stronger emphasis on market development in the Department of Agriculture's Export Credit Sales Program. This program, which was designed to supplement private export financing with interest-bearing government credits, has been self-supporting and has an excellent repayment record. However, it was found to need more active management to help maintain and develop markets for U.S. agricultural exports.

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