TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US - YTD to February 2018.
$4.46 billion

+25% over 2017. Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries.

AGOA exports to February 2018 (incl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 49% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Above figure includes $2.2 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
40 Countries

African countries that currently have AGOA beneficiary status

Latest #AGOA News

'Trump’s Africa policy is a continuation of Clinton’s, Bush’s, and Obama’s'

'Trump’s Africa policy is a continuation of Clinton’s, Bush’s, and Obama’s'

Nigeria-America Chamber of Commerce set to build AGOA export park in Edo State

Nigeria-America Chamber of Commerce set to build AGOA export park in Edo State

Nigeria: Retooling AGOA trade policy to boost export

Nigeria: Retooling AGOA trade policy to boost export

Opinion: 'America’s petty policy on used clothes for Africa'

Opinion: 'America’s petty policy on used clothes for Africa'

Rwanda: 'Cotton returns as used clothes'

Rwanda: 'Cotton returns as used clothes'

Uganda yet to exploit AGOA opportunity – Ambassador Malac

Uganda yet to exploit AGOA opportunity – Ambassador Malac

Chamber: we are committed to promoting AGOA in Nigeria

Chamber: we are committed to promoting AGOA in Nigeria

Nigeria yet to reap benefits of AGOA since 2008, re-strategises

Nigeria yet to reap benefits of AGOA since 2008, re-strategises

Rwanda: 'Withdrawal of AGOA benefits at discretion of US'

Rwanda: 'Withdrawal of AGOA benefits at discretion of US'

US suspends duty-free benefits for Rwandan textile imports

US suspends duty-free benefits for Rwandan textile imports

SMART announces 'successful trade outcome with the East African Community'

SMART announces 'successful trade outcome with the East African Community'

Madagascar may be more than a few steps ahead of Ethiopia for sourcing

Madagascar may be more than a few steps ahead of Ethiopia for sourcing

Ghana taking greater advantage of AGOA — Ambassador Robert Jackson

Ghana taking greater advantage of AGOA — Ambassador Robert Jackson

US Congress poised to remove hurdles to US-Africa development aid

US Congress poised to remove hurdles to US-Africa development aid

US Ambassador cautions Uganda on transparency in investment procedures

US Ambassador cautions Uganda on transparency in investment procedures

Kenya-US talks to weigh heavy on trade, economy

Kenya-US talks to weigh heavy on trade, economy

Presidential proclamation on adjusting imports of steel into the United States

Presidential proclamation on adjusting imports of steel into the United States

Trump's Africa policy taking shape with Tillerson's trip

Trump's Africa policy taking shape with Tillerson's trip

Tillerson: US-Africa relations - A new framework

Tillerson: US-Africa relations - A new framework

Opinion: Banning second-hand imports doesn't solve East Africa's clothes problem

Opinion: Banning second-hand imports doesn't solve East Africa's clothes problem

Senior State Department officials previewing Secretary Tillerson's travel to Africa

Senior State Department officials previewing Secretary Tillerson's travel to Africa

Trump extends targeted Zimbabwe sanctions

Trump extends targeted Zimbabwe sanctions

US president Trump announces intention to impose steep tariffs on steel, aluminum; stokes trade war fears

US president Trump announces intention to impose steep tariffs on steel, aluminum; stokes trade war fears

Other News and Announcements

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