TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US to February 2017
$3.559 billion

Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries

AGOA exports to February 2017 (excl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 52% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Figure excludes $233m under US GSP

AGOA eligible tariff-lines
6,500 products

Products that have duty-free access to the United States under AGOA (subject to Rules of Origin)

Number of AGOA beneficiaries
38 Countries

African countries that currently have AGOA beneficiary status

Latest #AGOA News

Kenya offers textile firms tax incentives to create jobs

Kenya offers textile firms tax incentives to create jobs

Kenya: 'AGOA doubts cut US exports 12%'

Kenya: 'AGOA doubts cut US exports 12%'

US Ambassador to Togo to visit Alaffia factory ahead of AGOA summit

US Ambassador to Togo to visit Alaffia factory ahead of AGOA summit

Nigeria: Abia State to establish 9,000-hectare free trade zone

Nigeria: Abia State to establish 9,000-hectare free trade zone

'Trump and America can win by doing more business with Africa'

'Trump and America can win by doing more business with Africa'

Nigeria: Experts canvass measures to boost non-oil export through AGOA

Nigeria: Experts canvass measures to boost non-oil export through AGOA

Mauritius: Business minister urges SMEs to maximise AGOA benefits

Mauritius: Business minister urges SMEs to maximise AGOA benefits

Nigeria: Export partners sensitize Aba shoe/garment makers on AGOA

Nigeria: Export partners sensitize Aba shoe/garment makers on AGOA

American foreign policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Where to from here?

American foreign policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Where to from here?

Malawi: Expert calls for SMEs’ consortium to better utilise AGOA

Malawi: Expert calls for SMEs’ consortium to better utilise AGOA

'For African countries, innovation must trump our focus on trade'

'For African countries, innovation must trump our focus on trade'

'Moves to push for new US-Africa trade policy'

'Moves to push for new US-Africa trade policy'

'Meet the woman considered an architect of AGOA'

'Meet the woman considered an architect of AGOA'

'Open Letter to African Economic and Trade Ministers: There’s a Trump in your future, like it or not'

'Open Letter to African Economic and Trade Ministers: There’s a Trump in your future, like it or not'

East Africa: 'Plan to ban used clothes, shoes puts AGOA gains at risk'

East Africa: 'Plan to ban used clothes, shoes puts AGOA gains at risk'

Future of AGOA 'uncertain in Trump era'

Future of AGOA 'uncertain in Trump era'

'Donald Trump and Africa'

'Donald Trump and Africa'

Why Africa should be high on Donald Trump's list of priorities

Why Africa should be high on Donald Trump's list of priorities

'Make America great again' in Africa

'Make America great again' in Africa

'Does AGOA unfairly benefit Chinese firms?'

'Does AGOA unfairly benefit Chinese firms?'

Trump calls Nigeria, South Africa, also discusses trade

Trump calls Nigeria, South Africa, also discusses trade

‘How Nigeria can take advantage of the AGOA deal’

‘How Nigeria can take advantage of the AGOA deal’

Opinion: 'US TPP withdrawal puts question mark over AGOA future'

Opinion: 'US TPP withdrawal puts question mark over AGOA future'

What will Trump’s embrace of bilateralism mean for America’s trade partners?

What will Trump’s embrace of bilateralism mean for America’s trade partners?

Ghana: Chamber of commerce lauds trade minister’s ideas

Ghana: Chamber of commerce lauds trade minister’s ideas

Ghana: Exporters learn more about AGOA

Ghana: Exporters learn more about AGOA

Trump’s protectionist policies pose biggest risk to Kenya

Trump’s protectionist policies pose biggest risk to Kenya

What Trump’s ‘Buy American, Hire American’ policy means for Kenya

What Trump’s ‘Buy American, Hire American’ policy means for Kenya

Liberia: AGOA to help local entrepreneurs enter US market

Liberia: AGOA to help local entrepreneurs enter US market

'Chicken coming in from US not halaal certified by SA bodies'

'Chicken coming in from US not halaal certified by SA bodies'

Sierra Leone: Local producers trained on AGOA trade benefits

Sierra Leone: Local producers trained on AGOA trade benefits

Liberia: Chamber hosts AGOA information session

Liberia: Chamber hosts AGOA information session

Africa becomes key matter of focus under Trump presidency

Africa becomes key matter of focus under Trump presidency

Implications of Trump presidency for Africa

Implications of Trump presidency for Africa

Too early to speculate on US trade policy, says South African auto body

Too early to speculate on US trade policy, says South African auto body

Should US exports to Africa be duty free?

Should US exports to Africa be duty free?

US widens its lead over UK as top importer of Kenyan goods

US widens its lead over UK as top importer of Kenyan goods

South Africa: Government must act on poultry industry crisis, says trade union body Cosatu

South Africa: Government must act on poultry industry crisis, says trade union body Cosatu

'Letting down Lesotho'

'Letting down Lesotho'

2016 a big year for the US-Africa partnership

2016 a big year for the US-Africa partnership

Africa, trumped by bigger priorities

Africa, trumped by bigger priorities

Rwanda's plan to increase AGOA exports

Rwanda's plan to increase AGOA exports

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The AGOA.info Data Center houses trade data relating to AGOA and US–Sub-Saharan Africa trade more generally.

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