TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US - YTD to end Sept. 2020

-11.7% over 2019. Trade data covers only 2020 AGOA eligible countries

AGOA exports - YTD to end Sept. 2020 (incl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 21% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries.

AGOA eligible tariff-lines (incl. GSP lines and textiles)

Products that have duty-free access to the United States under AGOA (subject to Rules of Origin)

Number of AGOA beneficiaries

African countries that currently have AGOA beneficiary status

AGOA Business Connector

A new facility to assist trade and business connections between producers, exporters, importers, sourcing agents, and trade-related service suppliers, across sub-Saharan African AGOA beneficiary countries and the United States.

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Selection of data from the AGOA.info Data Center

The AGOA.info Data Center contains a wide range of trade data relating to AGOA and US–Sub-Saharan Africa trade.

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Foodstuff and related

Foodstuff and related

Toolkit resources relating to the export of foodstuffs and related products. Also find a link to AGOA trade data in the agriculture sector.

National AGOA Strategies

National AGOA Strategies

Find various national AGOA strategies here. How are countries planning to better utilise the market preferences provided under AGOA? 

Export marketing and packaging

Export marketing and packaging

In order to successfully bring a product to market - and this is especially true for African producers wishing to enter the United States market - requires careful preparation. A key element entails product and company marketing which...

Apparel manufacturing

Apparel manufacturing

The African apparel manufacturing sector received a major boost in 2001 when the United States included garments in the list of products eligible for duty-free access to the United States market under AGOA. This provided not only a...

SPS measures, plant and animal regulations

SPS measures, plant and animal regulations

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures and other regulations are at the fundamental level aimed at protecting human and animal life from the risks and threats arising from additives, contaminants, toxins or disease-carrying organisms...