TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US to OCTOBER 2017
$19.96 billion

Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries

AGOA exports to OCTOBER 2017 (incl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 55% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Above figure includes $1.1 billion 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

Nigerian-American chamber optimistic of business growth in 2018

Nigerian-American chamber optimistic of business growth in 2018

Kenya direct air links: 'The Fresh Approach spies opportunities'

Kenya direct air links: 'The Fresh Approach spies opportunities'

Ethiopia: Institute says textile, garment market expanding

Ethiopia: Institute says textile, garment market expanding

[PAPER]: AGOA and the Continental Free Trade Area

[PAPER]: AGOA and the Continental Free Trade Area

US-Africa business strengthen trade relations

US-Africa business strengthen trade relations

[PAPER] Defining and redefining US-AFRICA trade relations during the Trump Presidency

[PAPER] Defining and redefining US-AFRICA trade relations during the Trump Presidency

Sierra Leone: Workshops offer training before Sierra Leone’s AGOA national strategy launch

Sierra Leone: Workshops offer training before Sierra Leone’s AGOA national strategy launch

[PAPER]: Rethinking the AGOA model: How to create a pro-structural transformation of the US-Africa trade partnership

[PAPER]: Rethinking the AGOA model: How to create a pro-structural transformation of the US-Africa trade partnership

[PAPER]: Forging a new era in US-South African relations

[PAPER]: Forging a new era in US-South African relations

Lesotho: Economy set to grow 3% thanks to AGOA

Lesotho: Economy set to grow 3% thanks to AGOA

Kenya: TradeHub conducts national AGOA Strategy review workshops

Kenya: TradeHub conducts national AGOA Strategy review workshops

US State Department official - 'We're looking at Africa in 2050'

US State Department official - 'We're looking at Africa in 2050'

Nigera 'will not miss out on AGOA again'

Nigera 'will not miss out on AGOA again'

Ghana: Garments industry receives $10 million Ghana EXIM support

Ghana: Garments industry receives $10 million Ghana EXIM support

Kenya to increase exports to 20% of GDP by 2020

Kenya to increase exports to 20% of GDP by 2020

US policy: Africa rising and the art of the deal

US policy: Africa rising and the art of the deal

The controversy of used clothing: East African-US trade relations

The controversy of used clothing: East African-US trade relations

How African countries can maximise the benefits that AGOA provides

How African countries can maximise the benefits that AGOA provides

Ghana: Chamber of Commerce targets over 24% increase in exports to US

Ghana: Chamber of Commerce targets over 24% increase in exports to US

USTR announces new enforcement priorities for GSP

USTR announces new enforcement priorities for GSP

East African textile sector tipped on maximising technology

East African textile sector tipped on maximising technology

US buyers keen to source coffee from the East African region

US buyers keen to source coffee from the East African region

Nigeria: ‘Implementation of export strategy key to harnessing trade deals’

Nigeria: ‘Implementation of export strategy key to harnessing trade deals’

Second-hand clothing showdown brewing

Second-hand clothing showdown brewing

Used-clothing trade causes contention between US and East African Nations

Used-clothing trade causes contention between US and East African Nations

Entrepreneur uses AGOA to showcase Kenyan hope in global race for coffee billions

Entrepreneur uses AGOA to showcase Kenyan hope in global race for coffee billions

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