“ […] we do not support the proposal of the United States of America […] taking into consideration that in our opinion the purpose of the guidance is not to facilitate the trade, but to clarify the control procedures for the transboundary movements of used equipment and e-waste.”
From p. 1 of response by Colombia to Basel Secretariat. 2012. ‘Draft Technical Guidelines on Transboundary Movement of E-Waste, in Particular Regarding the Distinction between Waste and Non-Waste (Version 8 May 2012)’. http://www.basel.int/Implementation/Ewaste/TechnicalGuidelines/DevelopmentofTGs/tabid/2377/Default.aspx.