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>Andean Trade Preference Act: Impact on U.S. Industries and Consumers and on Drug Crop Eradication and Crop Substitution, Fifteenth Report, 2011
USITC Publication 4352
Investigation No. 332-352
Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA) imports during 2011 continued to have a negligible overall effect on the U.S. economy and consumers, reports the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) in its biennial report on the program.
The agency also noted that the ATPA continued to have a small but indirect effect in reducing illicit coca cultivation and promoting crop substitution efforts in the Andean countries in 2011.
The report is the 15th in a series monitoring imports under the ATPA and the impact of the ATPA on drug crop eradication and crop substitution. Highlights include: