TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US in January 2017
$1.678 billion

Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries

AGOA exports in January 2017 (excl. GSP)

Represents 50% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Includes $87m 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

'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

Workers in Lesotho demonstrate to 'save AGOA'

Workers in Lesotho demonstrate to 'save AGOA'

UNECA to continue supporting member states with trade negotiations skills

UNECA to continue supporting member states with trade negotiations skills

Lesotho: 'The US finally did something right in Africa - and it's about to stop?'

Lesotho: 'The US finally did something right in Africa - and it's about to stop?'

The future of US-SA business relations in a post-election world - US Ambassador Gaspard

The future of US-SA business relations in a post-election world - US Ambassador Gaspard

African countries should align AGOA and their developmental integration agenda - Minister Davies

African countries should align AGOA and their developmental integration agenda - Minister Davies

Uganda: Experts tell govt to promote exports

Uganda: Experts tell govt to promote exports

First ever Africa Trade Week opens in Addis Ababa

First ever Africa Trade Week opens in Addis Ababa

Nigeria: Stakeholders worried about AGOA project under Trump’s regime

Nigeria: Stakeholders worried about AGOA project under Trump’s regime

Nigeria: NEPC strategises to bridge skills gap, participation in AGOA

Nigeria: NEPC strategises to bridge skills gap, participation in AGOA

'Can trump dump Africa?'

'Can trump dump Africa?'

'Trump effect on Africa'

'Trump effect on Africa'

Trump and Africa: reciprocity will be key

Trump and Africa: reciprocity will be key

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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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