TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US - YTD to JULY 2018.
$15.15 billion

+13.1% over 2017. Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries.

AGOA exports to JULY 2018 (incl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 50% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Above figure includes $0.6 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

Nigeria: 'Many manufacturers don’t know much about AGOA' — NEPC

Nigeria: 'Many manufacturers don’t know much about AGOA' — NEPC

Kenya looks beyond apparel to double earnings from AGOA

Kenya looks beyond apparel to double earnings from AGOA

'Protecting South Africa from US anti-trade action'

'Protecting South Africa from US anti-trade action'

AGOA expo to strengthen US-Africa trade ties in textiles

AGOA expo to strengthen US-Africa trade ties in textiles

Ghana: Exports under AGOA hit US$748m in 2017

Ghana: Exports under AGOA hit US$748m in 2017

SA poultry industry takes on US chicken quota as court case brews

SA poultry industry takes on US chicken quota as court case brews

South Africa: We will all be losers if we lose AGOA, Parliament hears

South Africa: We will all be losers if we lose AGOA, Parliament hears

US apparel buyer linked to sourcing opportunities in Madagascar

US apparel buyer linked to sourcing opportunities in Madagascar

South Africa: 'US confirms it’s not using AGOA as leverage over land expropriation'

South Africa: 'US confirms it’s not using AGOA as leverage over land expropriation'

Kenyan government presents USAID Hub-supported AGOA Strategy to USTR

Kenyan government presents USAID Hub-supported AGOA Strategy to USTR

Warmer Kenya-US relations good for trade and investment

Warmer Kenya-US relations good for trade and investment

Liberia: Twelve companies selected to present at AGOA Expo and trade fair in US

Liberia: Twelve companies selected to present at AGOA Expo and trade fair in US

SA farmers play 'chicken' with US tariffs

SA farmers play 'chicken' with US tariffs

Kenya, US establish trade investment working group

Kenya, US establish trade investment working group

With mitumba ban in tatters, what next for trade between Kenya, US?

With mitumba ban in tatters, what next for trade between Kenya, US?

US poultry industry to urge retaliation if South Africa ends quota

US poultry industry to urge retaliation if South Africa ends quota

Kenya: Foreign Affairs Secretary meets ambassadors in the US ahead of Kenyatta-Trump meeting

Kenya: Foreign Affairs Secretary meets ambassadors in the US ahead of Kenyatta-Trump meeting

East Africa debate: Suspension of Rwanda’s AGOA benefits – What does it mean? [Video]

East Africa debate: Suspension of Rwanda’s AGOA benefits – What does it mean? [Video]

South African poultry group targets US import quota

South African poultry group targets US import quota

Liberia-made products pitching contest to be held in Monrovia

Liberia-made products pitching contest to be held in Monrovia

Africa Media Hub - telephonic press briefing with US Dep Asst Sec of State Peter Haas [incl. transcript and sound file]

Africa Media Hub - telephonic press briefing with US Dep Asst Sec of State Peter Haas [incl. transcript and sound file]

Made-in-Liberia products to feature at local AGOA expo & trade fair

Made-in-Liberia products to feature at local AGOA expo & trade fair

Local union warns South Africa that AGOA eligibility under threat if land expropriation goes ahead

Local union warns South Africa that AGOA eligibility under threat if land expropriation goes ahead

Expanding free trade with Africa through AGOA

Expanding free trade with Africa through AGOA

'Rwanda AGOA limitations signals era of reciprocal trading'

'Rwanda AGOA limitations signals era of reciprocal trading'

'Trump’s trade action may benefit Africa'

'Trump’s trade action may benefit Africa'

Trade under Africa bloc will create ‘respect’

Trade under Africa bloc will create ‘respect’

Trump upholds AGOA trade preference eligibility criteria with Rwanda

Trump upholds AGOA trade preference eligibility criteria with Rwanda

USAID supports Kenya’s AGOA strategy to double duty-free exports by 2023

USAID supports Kenya’s AGOA strategy to double duty-free exports by 2023

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Selected data from the AGOA.info Data Center

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

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