TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US to April 2017
$7.4 billion

Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries

AGOA exports to April 2017 (excl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 48% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Figure excludes $438m 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

'Kenya won't lose AGOA status, but its EAC partners are subject to review'

'Kenya won't lose AGOA status, but its EAC partners are subject to review'

Sourcing Journal: An uncertain future for AGOA?

Sourcing Journal: An uncertain future for AGOA?

US reconsiders AGOA eligibility for three African countries

US reconsiders AGOA eligibility for three African countries

Nigeria: NACC becomes recognised AGOA Trade Resource Centre

Nigeria: NACC becomes recognised AGOA Trade Resource Centre

Zambia urged to benefit from AGOA

Zambia urged to benefit from AGOA

After AGOA: South Africa must prepare for two-way free trade agreements with US

After AGOA: South Africa must prepare for two-way free trade agreements with US

US warns East African countries to comply with AGOA

US warns East African countries to comply with AGOA

Kenya hires US lobby in bid to protect 66,000 AGOA jobs

Kenya hires US lobby in bid to protect 66,000 AGOA jobs

American Business Council launched in Sierra Leone

American Business Council launched in Sierra Leone

SA government urged to engage with US administration to preserve AGOA

SA government urged to engage with US administration to preserve AGOA

East Africa: Proposed import duty and VAT waiver strategy for textile makers

East Africa: Proposed import duty and VAT waiver strategy for textile makers

US firms seek Uganda partners to tap into AGOA

US firms seek Uganda partners to tap into AGOA

Lawmakers: US urgently needs more engagement in Africa

Lawmakers: US urgently needs more engagement in Africa

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 textile industry

Empowering the Nigerian 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'

Other News and Announcements

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

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