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    Peru Transnational Issues - 2004

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    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Bolivia has reanimated its claim to restore the Atacama corridor ceded to Chile and adjoining Peru in 1884 to secure sovereign maritime assess for Bolivian natural gas

      Illicit drugs:
      until 1996 the world's largest coca leaf producer; emerging opium producer; cultivation of coca in Peru fell 15 percent to 31,150 hectares between 2002 and the end of 2003; much of the cocaine base is shipped to neighboring Colombia for processing into cocaine, while finished cocaine is shipped out from Pacific ports to the international drug market; increasing amounts of base and finished cocaine, however, are being moved to Brazil and Bolivia for use in the Southern Cone or transshipped to Europe and Africa


      NOTE: The information regarding Peru on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Peru Transnational Issues 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Peru Transnational Issues 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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