TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US to JUNE 2017
$11.5 billion

Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries

AGOA exports to JUNE 2017 (excl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 57% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Above figure excludes $691m 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: Car makers in strong plea to US on duty-free access under AGOA

South Africa: Car makers in strong plea to US on duty-free access under AGOA

US assures Africa AGOA pact is here to stay

US assures Africa AGOA pact is here to stay

Swazi king signs public order, terrorism amendment bills

Swazi king signs public order, terrorism amendment bills

Ghana: Government targets $500m exports under AGOA by 2020

Ghana: Government targets $500m exports under AGOA by 2020

South Africa: Trade and Industry on AGOA industrialisation and regional value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa

South Africa: Trade and Industry on AGOA industrialisation and regional value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa

AGOA Forum 2017: Opening statement by the AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry

AGOA Forum 2017: Opening statement by the AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry

Why the US's use of AGOA reviews worries African trade ministers

Why the US's use of AGOA reviews worries African trade ministers

Africa-US AGOA trade talks end with 'no decision, waning enthusiasm' - Reuters

Africa-US AGOA trade talks end with 'no decision, waning enthusiasm' - Reuters

Uganda: What ban of second hand clothes means for businesses

Uganda: What ban of second hand clothes means for businesses

Togo's trade minister laments suboptimal use of AGOA provisions

Togo's trade minister laments suboptimal use of AGOA provisions

Opening statement by USTR Amb Lighthizer at the AGOA Forum in Togo

Opening statement by USTR Amb Lighthizer at the AGOA Forum in Togo

AGOA trade forum to showcase Trump's Africa policy

AGOA trade forum to showcase Trump's Africa policy

Reps Brady & Reichert express strong support for AGOA as US co-hosts forum in Togo

Reps Brady & Reichert express strong support for AGOA as US co-hosts forum in Togo

Trump administration's Africa policy in focus at AGOA trade talks

Trump administration's Africa policy in focus at AGOA trade talks

US says Africa must allow import of used clothing

US says Africa must allow import of used clothing

The Trump administration’s first AGOA Forum

The Trump administration’s first AGOA Forum

'US needs to avoid casting off Africa'

'US needs to avoid casting off Africa'

'Free trade agreements an opportunity for Africa'

'Free trade agreements an opportunity for Africa'

August 3 AGOA dial-in briefing with USTR officials

August 3 AGOA dial-in briefing with USTR officials

Ghana: Strategy document on AGOA in the offing

Ghana: Strategy document on AGOA in the offing

Remarks by US Ambassador Jackson at the Ghana AGOA utilization strategy event

Remarks by US Ambassador Jackson at the Ghana AGOA utilization strategy event

USITC review reflects ups and downs in global trade

USITC review reflects ups and downs in global trade

AGOA outreach series travels to the Central African Republic

AGOA outreach series travels to the Central African Republic

Trade experts fault US over AGOA review

Trade experts fault US over AGOA review

Preference programs turn prime picks for duty free trade

Preference programs turn prime picks for duty free trade

US exports of worn clothing to AGOA countries: a selection of DATA

US exports of worn clothing to AGOA countries: a selection of DATA

Other News and Announcements

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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