Andean Trade Preference Act

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Andean Trade Preference Act

United States legislation, enacted in 1991 and expanded in 2002, that reduces or eliminates tariffs and provides other preferential treatment to most imports coming from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. The 2002 expansion likewise provides duty free treatment of some products. The Act is meant to encourage production of goods other than narcotics, for which the Andean area is known. The Act has encouraged Andean countries to reduce their own tariffs on American exports. The structure that implements the Act is called the Andean Trade Initiative (ATI). See also: Caribbean Basin Initiative.
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ATPA has not been in effect for Colombia since mid-2012 when the U.
Al mismo tiempo, en el plano externo de la agenda, los paises andinos habian logrado obtener de EEUU la aprobacion del ATPDEA (agosto de 2002), renovando y ampliando la cobertura en productos de las preferencias arancelarias unilaterales inicialmente otorgadas en el ATPA.
In 2002 the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA) entered into force, replacing ATPA.
The ATPA provided Colombia with duty-free access for the vast majority of Colombian goods coming into the United States.
Modeled after the National Board Certification program, the ATPA takes a portfolio approach and also includes essays and peer assessments.
I consider the Ark Pro Logger program one of the best in the nation and the ATPA staff that implement it absolutely top notch professionals.
The ATPA endorsed the study in an introductory letter mailed along with the survey to 276 ATPA members who were listed as logging firm owners by the association's roster.
En el caso de Colombia y los paises andinos, en virtud de la lucha compartida contra las drogas y el terrorismo, el Congreso de Estados Unidos aprobo el ATPA otorgando preferencias arancelarias por 10 anos a un conjunto de productos exportados a Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador y Peru.
TABLA II VALOR DE LOS DATOS EXPERIMENTALES UTILIZADOS PARA EL AJUSTE, ASI COMO LA SOLUCION NUMERICA DE LOS TRES TRATAMIENTOS A LAS 10h Tratamiento #M #ATPO M ATPA (mgM/ml) (mmol ATP/ml) (mgM/ml) (mmolATP/ml) CI 6,16E-02 0,60E-03 5,70E-02 0,62E-02 FDN 5,53E-02 0,88E-03 5,09E-02 2,63E-03 FDA 1,96E-02 0,14E-04 1,93E-02 7,71E-04 #M: datos de la concentracion de M utilizada para el ajuste al tiempo 10h, de Aranda (2000).
64) The United States obtained waivers of its GATT obligations for the CBI (65) and ATPA programs, (66) but the waiver for ATPA expired in 2001.