Why Providing Foreign Aid Boosts US Interests
Last updated 12/11/2020 at 12:03pm
It is easy to be consumed with how domestic action affects the US economy, but it is an essential practice to take a step back and realize what potential the rest of the world has to offer. Foreign exports in 2018 making up just over 12 percent of the GDP. This has been on the rise, as more countries are developing and gaining the purchase power to invest in US goods. In fact, many of the fastest growing economies developing countries that have received aid from the International Affairs budget, the fund set aside for foreign aid.
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