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What GAO Found Eleven U.S. agency offices and bureaus have responsibilities for monitoring and enforcing international trade agreements; however, they do not have information that allows for a definitive count of the staff resources and related funding used to carry out these responsibilities.
In 2007, the United States enacted a law incrementally raising the minimum wages in American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) until they equal the U.S. minimum wage. American Samoa's minimum wage increased by $.
The Trade Monitoring System was authorized by the Trade Act of 1974, to: (1) provide information on the volume of all foreign imports, (2) compare the volume of specific imports with the changes in volume of specific imports with the changes in volume of domestic production of like goods, and (3) relate...