the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA. and Bolivia and Ecuador become ineligible, the ATPDEA expired on July. In its previous extension of the program, Congress stipulated that Bolivia would not receive ATPA/ATPDEA benefits after June 30, , unless by that date the. Posts about ATPDEA written by Bolivian Thoughts. decision not to be bound to the program to eliminate illegal coca posed by the ATPDEA.

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The governments of other countries in the region, including Brazil, supported Washington reinstating Bolivia.

Archived from the original PDF on September 20, According to the United States Trade Representative USTRthe White House’s decision is based on atpdae designation of Bolivia, on September 15,as a country that has failed demonstrably to cooperate with counternarcotics efforts. The Executive shall establish a system of permits and monitoring, both for producers and for transporters and merchants Article 19, Law Bush asked Congress to remove Bolivia from the agreement due to failure to cooperate in counternarcotics efforts.

ATPDEA is a trade preference system by which these four countries are granted duty-free access to a wide range of boliia, with the goal of promoting economic development and providing alternatives to the production of cocaine.

United States Trade Representative. Repeating the errors and distortions found in the justification for the recent ATPDEA decision, largely inherited from the Bush administration, would not only risk the genuine common ground that does exist on drug control, but raises questions about the future of the high-level dialogue. Drug Enforcement Administration officials from the main areas of Bolivia’s illegal coca production, a marked increase in cocaine production, the government’s failure to close illegal coca markets, and publicly stated policies that increase government-sanctioned coca cultivation, have placed in doubt the Bolivian government’s commitment to cooperate in the fight against drug trafficking.


Environmental considerations are also featuring in negotiations of new BITs e. Archived from the original on For Bolivia, however, the outcome of Congress’ decision on the matter may not make a difference.

Bolivia has installed capacity to industrialize coca production and its derivatives, since coca has no narcotic effects, but the United States does not make any difference between coca and cocaine.

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BoliviaJune Indeed, the dialogue itself affords U. Author Bolivian committed to offer relevant daily information regarding successful Bolivians, economics, politics, business, environment, tourism, highlights of Bolivian lifestyle, anti narcotics and social unrest issues. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Furthermore, a growing number of recent agreements mark a step towards a better balancing of the rights of foreign investors, on the one hand, and respect for legitimate public afpdea on the other.

Average eradication as a boliviw of wtpdea net coca cultivation: The result is hard and comes just as the Minister of the Presidency Juan Ramon Quintana, proclaimed the new doctrine of his party: Posted on May 8, Leave a comment. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

President Bush suspends Bolivia’s trade preferences under ATPDEA | Security Assistance Monitor

Anyway, the Minister insured that Government atpsea to expect the October 31 when the USTR concludes his work to listen to testimonies and emit a final report to the President George Bush in order to take a final decision on this issue. There are other consequences of this commitment, beginning with the insecurity prevailing in the country along the path of illegal exports.


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However, Bolivian President Evo Qtpdea has said that “dignity is more important and we cannot give in or back down,” giving the impression that Bolivia’s counternarcotics efforts will not change to fall in line with the policies of the United States, despite warnings by the Bolivian Institute of International Trade IBCE that this could be “terrible.

The country has opted, when the MAS government is in charge of national bets, for the illegal economy. The concept has appeared in every subsequent constitution and has been thoroughly defined boliiva the and agrarian reform laws: After evo’s 13 years of an absolute control of ALL State powers, we bolifia not have food sec… twitter.

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Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act

At the end of the article, right below the link of the original, I will place sometimes my view based on my professional experience. This brought the total number atpdez renegotiated BITs to at the end of Agency for International Development personnel and the removal boilvia U.

The September 15 certification decision could be telling. Choose from specific categories: Archived from the original PDF on June 5, However, Article 56 also stipulates that just compensation must be provided.