TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US to March 2017
$5.4 billion

Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries

AGOA exports to March 2017 (excl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 52% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Figure excludes $301m 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

South Africa: Western Cape an exception amid signs of recovery in agriculture

South Africa: Western Cape an exception amid signs of recovery in agriculture

Empowering the Nigerian T\textile industry

Empowering the Nigerian T\textile industry

South Africa is on notice – Opinion piece

South Africa is on notice – Opinion piece

Kenya rules out banning of second-hand clothes

Kenya rules out banning of second-hand clothes

South Africa’s Agoa eligibility likely to come under pressure before 2025, trade expert warns

South Africa’s Agoa eligibility likely to come under pressure before 2025, trade expert warns

Three reasons economic investment in Africa benefits the United States

Three reasons economic investment in Africa benefits the United States

Nigeria: AGOA a vital boost for Aba leather, garment cluster

Nigeria: AGOA a vital boost for Aba leather, garment cluster

The attraction of textile manufacturing in Ethiopia

The attraction of textile manufacturing in Ethiopia

Kenya offers textile firms tax incentives to create jobs

Kenya offers textile firms tax incentives to create jobs

Kenya: 'AGOA doubts cut US exports by 12%'

Kenya: 'AGOA doubts cut US exports by 12%'

US Ambassador to Togo to visit Alaffia factory ahead of AGOA summit

US Ambassador to Togo to visit Alaffia factory ahead of AGOA summit

Nigeria: Abia State to establish 9,000-hectare free trade zone

Nigeria: Abia State to establish 9,000-hectare free trade zone

'Trump and America can win by doing more business with Africa'

'Trump and America can win by doing more business with Africa'

Nigeria: Experts canvass measures to boost non-oil export through AGOA

Nigeria: Experts canvass measures to boost non-oil export through AGOA

Mauritius: Business minister urges SMEs to maximise AGOA benefits

Mauritius: Business minister urges SMEs to maximise AGOA benefits

Nigeria: Export partners sensitize Aba shoe/garment makers on AGOA

Nigeria: Export partners sensitize Aba shoe/garment makers on AGOA

American foreign policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Where to from here?

American foreign policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Where to from here?

Malawi: Expert calls for SMEs’ consortium to better utilise AGOA

Malawi: Expert calls for SMEs’ consortium to better utilise AGOA

'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?'

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