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From 1990 through 2001, the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) of the United States provided export financing commitments totaling $31 billion to promote the export of U.S. goods and services for use in the energy sector. The energy sector is divided into fossil fuel, renewable, and nuclear energy.
In 1993, the United States agreed to buy 500 metric tons of highly enriched uranium from Russia. This uranium was extracted from dismantled nuclear weapons over a 20-year period. USEC, Incorporated, (the company that acts as an executive agent for the United States) paid Russia about $1.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Convention on Nuclear Safety, focusing on the: (1) Convention's scope and objectives; (2) process for reviewing compliance with the Convention; (3) dissemination of information related to the Convention's proceedings; and (4) costs to implement the...