ATPA Renewal: Background and Issues

Description:

The Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA) extends special duty treatment to certain U.S. imports from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru that meet domestic content and other requirements. The purpose of ATPA is to promote economic growth in the Andean region and to encourage a shift away from dependence on illegal drugs by supporting legitimate economic activities. This report outlines the various aspects of the ATPA, including significant dates and modifications.

Creator(s): Villarreal, M. Angeles
Location(s):
Creation Date: January 9, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Villarreal, M. Angeles

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 9, 2012
Coverage:
Place
Bolivia
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Ecuador
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Peru
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Colombia
Description:

The Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA) extends special duty treatment to certain U.S. imports from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru that meet domestic content and other requirements. The purpose of ATPA is to promote economic growth in the Andean region and to encourage a shift away from dependence on illegal drugs by supporting legitimate economic activities. This report outlines the various aspects of the ATPA, including significant dates and modifications.

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14 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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