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Federal Register: Details of new AGOA country eligibility petition process

Federal Register: Details of new AGOA country eligibility petition process

The Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 (TPEA) requires the President to establish a petition process to review the eligibility of countries for the benefits of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). This authority has been delegated...
Author Federal Register
Organisation United States Trade Representative
Publish Date 18 March 2016
Notice announcement of the initiation of an out-of-cycle review of the eligibility of South Africa to continue receiving AGOA benefits

Notice announcement of the initiation of an out-of-cycle review of the eligibility of South Africa to continue receiving AGOA benefits

Federal Register notice announcement on the initiation of an out-of-cycle review (including hearings and submissions) into the eligibility of the Republic of South Africa to receive the benefits of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), as...
2014-2015 AGOA Textile Quota Cap

2014-2015 AGOA Textile Quota Cap

Limitations of duty- and quota-free imports of apparel articles assembled in beneficiary Sub-Saharan African countries from regional and third-country fabric.  Publication of the new 12-month cap on duty-and quota-free benefits. 
Author Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA)
Organisation OTEXA
Publish Date 02 October 2014
Letter from House Committee on Foreign Affairs - regarding investigation into effectiveness of AGOA

Letter from House Committee on Foreign Affairs - regarding investigation into effectiveness of AGOA

Letter to the U.S. Comptroller General by the US House Foreign Affairs Committee requesting a study to examine the effectiveness of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) in an effort to better increase investment, trade and job growth...