Accession Number:

ADA106585

Title:

The Growing Role of Trade as A Development Assistance Mechanism.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC INTERNATIONAL DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-08-11

Pagination or Media Count:

99.0

Abstract:

GAO has reviewed how four developing countries use trade in their economic development and how bilateral and multilateral donors assist developing countries in the area of trade. The objectives of the review were to examine, for Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia, the role of trade in their development, and the existing andor potential obstacles to implementing andor maintaining a successful trade strategy. Also examined was how these obstacles are being addressed. In reviewing how developed countries assist developing-country trade efforts, the objectives were to identify U.S. and other Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development member-country trade assistance techniques.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE