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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about the Customs Service's problems in enforcing a U.S. ban on imports from South African state-owned or -controlled entities, better known as parastatals.

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Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Department of State 1. The Secretary of State should direct the Assistant Secretary for African Affairs to publish a list of the products grown, produced, manufactured, marketed, or exported by each South African parastatal identified in the Department's list of parastatals.
Closed - Not Implemented
Sanctions were lifted, therefore the recommendation is irrelevant.

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