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AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US in 2016 - YTD to July
$11.201 billion

Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries

AGOA exports in 2016 (excl. GSP) - YTD to July

Represents 47% of total US exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Plus $734m (6.5%) under US GSP

AGOA eligible tariff-lines
>7,000 products

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

Number of AGOA beneficiaries
39 Countries

African countries that currently have AGOA beneficiary status

Latest #AGOA News

Tapping Africa’s full potential

Tapping Africa’s full potential

Uganda 'risks losing AGOA deal over used clothes ban'

Uganda 'risks losing AGOA deal over used clothes ban'

South Africa: Minister Davies arrives in Washington ahead of AGOA Forum

South Africa: Minister Davies arrives in Washington ahead of AGOA Forum

Kenya out to make workplaces safer

Kenya out to make workplaces safer

Nigerian Senator Ngige lists poverty, trade imbalance as bane of AGOA

Nigerian Senator Ngige lists poverty, trade imbalance as bane of AGOA

Reaching farther together for inclusive growth in Africa

Reaching farther together for inclusive growth in Africa

South Africa: Options for US trade after AGOA

South Africa: Options for US trade after AGOA

Kenya eyes more exports to US at AGOA summit

Kenya eyes more exports to US at AGOA summit

Nigeria: Non-oil exporters can generate more forex through AGOA, says NEPC

Nigeria: Non-oil exporters can generate more forex through AGOA, says NEPC

In Lesotho, evidence of US trade deal's success, and its limits

In Lesotho, evidence of US trade deal's success, and its limits

Uganda maps out plan to raise exports

Uganda maps out plan to raise exports

SA’s chicken industry is ‘in a crisis’ – RCL Foods chief

SA’s chicken industry is ‘in a crisis’ – RCL Foods chief

COMESA states lack strong industries to spur regional trade - Siame

COMESA states lack strong industries to spur regional trade - Siame

Nigeria: 'How non-oil exporters can share in $8 billion AGOA deal'

Nigeria: 'How non-oil exporters can share in $8 billion AGOA deal'

Ghana: MoTI to develop 'AGOA review strategy'

Ghana: MoTI to develop 'AGOA review strategy'

Tough visa rules are locking traders out of AGOA, Rwanda tells US

Tough visa rules are locking traders out of AGOA, Rwanda tells US

Rwanda: Exporters urged to take advantage of AGOA

Rwanda: Exporters urged to take advantage of AGOA

Number of American companies coming to Ghana increasing

Number of American companies coming to Ghana increasing

Uganda calls for review of AGOA rules of origin

Uganda calls for review of AGOA rules of origin

GSP changes leave preferences intact for AGOA beneficiaries

GSP changes leave preferences intact for AGOA beneficiaries

US gives $10 million to support Ghana's agric sector

US gives $10 million to support Ghana's agric sector

Congresswoman Bass reinforces need for capacity building in Africa

Congresswoman Bass reinforces need for capacity building in Africa

'South Africa under-utilising AGOA' - official

'South Africa under-utilising AGOA' - official

'Imported chicken is slaughtering the local industry', says South African poultry association

'Imported chicken is slaughtering the local industry', says South African poultry association

South Africa: 'Outstanding AGOA issues resolved'

South Africa: 'Outstanding AGOA issues resolved'

SA’s AGOA eligibility remains at stake

SA’s AGOA eligibility remains at stake

South Africa makes most use of AGOA, but still only a fraction of the tariff lines

South Africa makes most use of AGOA, but still only a fraction of the tariff lines

South Africa: Minister Davies seeks free trade deal for Africa

South Africa: Minister Davies seeks free trade deal for Africa

'AGOA chicken deal creates business opportunities'

'AGOA chicken deal creates business opportunities'

South Africa's IDC says it's 'invested R12 billion in textile and clothing industry'

South Africa's IDC says it's 'invested R12 billion in textile and clothing industry'

Looking beyond AGOA for African textiles and clothing

Looking beyond AGOA for African textiles and clothing

Much at stake over AGOA for SA in US presidential polls

Much at stake over AGOA for SA in US presidential polls

Ghana exports US$9m worth of apparel under AGOA

Ghana exports US$9m worth of apparel under AGOA

Ugandans asked to access US market in new AGOA strategy

Ugandans asked to access US market in new AGOA strategy

American Chamber of Commerce urges full use of AGOA by Ghana

American Chamber of Commerce urges full use of AGOA by Ghana

'AGOA can create over one million direct jobs in Nigeria'

'AGOA can create over one million direct jobs in Nigeria'

Major Mauritian delegation to Source Africa

Major Mauritian delegation to Source Africa

Source Africa to highlight region’s sourcing potential

Source Africa to highlight region’s sourcing potential

AGOA benefits: Still a long way for Nigeria

AGOA benefits: Still a long way for Nigeria

Despite 31 US locations, Nando’s rejects imported chicken at its SA locations

Despite 31 US locations, Nando’s rejects imported chicken at its SA locations

Nigerian exporters eye UK, USA markets

Nigerian exporters eye UK, USA markets

Botswana to get garment training centre

Botswana to get garment training centre

US re-evaluates its trade with Africa

US re-evaluates its trade with Africa

World Economic Forum: What’s next for AGOA and US-Africa trade

World Economic Forum: What’s next for AGOA and US-Africa trade

New chicken row brewing in South Africa

New chicken row brewing in South Africa

AGOA, Inc: When chickens come home to roast

AGOA, Inc: When chickens come home to roast

Swaziland: 'One month to AGOA review cycle'

Swaziland: 'One month to AGOA review cycle'

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Selected data from the AGOA.info Data Center

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

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