Northern Mariana Islands: Garment and Tourist Industries Play a Dominant Role in the Commonwealth's Economy

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A chapter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the state of the economy of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and its revenue-raising efforts, focusing on: (1) what the impact of the garment and tourist industries and the use of foreign washers has been on the economy of the CNMI; (2) how the revenue-raising efforts of the CNMI and the payments that CNMI receives from the U.S. Treasury compare with those of other U.S. territories and freely associated states; and (3) how the ... continued below

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United States. General Accounting Office. February 14, 2000.

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A chapter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the state of the economy of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and its revenue-raising efforts, focusing on: (1) what the impact of the garment and tourist industries and the use of foreign washers has been on the economy of the CNMI; (2) how the revenue-raising efforts of the CNMI and the payments that CNMI receives from the U.S. Treasury compare with those of other U.S. territories and freely associated states; and (3) how the taxes and fees paid by the garment industry in the CNMI, expressed as a percentage of gross receipts, compare with the taxes and fees paid by the garment industry in the United States."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Northern Mariana Islands: Garment and Tourist Industries Play a Dominant Role in the Commonwealth's Economy, report, February 14, 2000; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc295041/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.