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Letter from the President regarding Bolivia and Ecuador

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                                                                    June 30, 2009

June 30, 2009

TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
TO THE CHAIRMEN AND RANKING MEMBERS OF THE
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS, AND THE
SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Dear Mr. Chairman: (Dear Representative:) (Dear Senator:)

Pursuant to section 208(b) of the Andean Trade Preference Act, as amended (ATPA) (19 U.S.C. 3206(b)), I am pleased to transmit the attached report. The report sets out my determinations based on a review of the performance of Bolivia and Ecuador with respect to the ATPA's eligibility criteria and a summary of the developments and concerns that exist in four key areas reflecting the criteria set forth in the ATPA.

Sincerely,
BARACK OBAMA