TITLE

INTERNATIONAL TRADE: Exporters' Use of the Earned Import Allowance Program for Haiti Is Negligible because They Favor Other Trade Provisions

AUTHOR(S)
Yager, Loren
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;6/16/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) report on the insignificant use of exporters of the Earned Import Allowance Program (EIAP) for Haiti due their favor of other trade provisions. It examines the effectiveness of EIAP and how it was implemented by government agencies. It also outlines the several options suggested by industry stakeholders for the improvement of the EIAP that include the use of foreign yarn in qualifying knit fabrics.
ACCESSION #
51837740

 

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