ATPA Renewal: Background and Issues

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This report outlines the various aspects of the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA), including significant dates and modifications. The 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.

Creator(s): Villarreal, M. Angeles
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Creation Date: April 14, 2011
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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.
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  • Creation: April 14, 2011
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Bolivia
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Ecuador
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Colombia
Description:

This report outlines the various aspects of the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA), including significant dates and modifications. The 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.

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14 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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