Andean-U.S. Free-Trade Agreement Negotiations

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In November 2003, the Bush Administration announced that it intended to begin negotiations on a free-trade agreement (FTA) with these nations, which would reduce and eliminate foreign barriers to trade and investment, support democracy, and fight drug activity. This report briefly discusses this announcement, as well as the major issues and concerns relating to negotiation, and the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA), the FTA's predecessor.

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Sek, Lenore June 29, 2005.

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In November 2003, the Bush Administration announced that it intended to begin negotiations on a free-trade agreement (FTA) with these nations, which would reduce and eliminate foreign barriers to trade and investment, support democracy, and fight drug activity. This report briefly discusses this announcement, as well as the major issues and concerns relating to negotiation, and the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA), the FTA's predecessor.

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10 pages.

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  • June 29, 2005

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  • Sept. 27, 2005, 2:12 p.m.

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Sek, Lenore. Andean-U.S. Free-Trade Agreement Negotiations, report, June 29, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs7286/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.