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AGOA Forum

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) was signed into law by United States President Clinton in May 2000.  It was extended in 2015 by 10 years to 2025. The objectives of the legislation include the expansion and deepening of the trade and investment relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa, to encourage economic growth and development as well as regional integration, and to help facilitate the integration of Sub-Saharan Africa into the global economy. Read more...

18th AGOA Forum AUGUST 4-6, 2019 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

 

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Venue: Confederation Generale Des Enterprises De Cote D'Ivoire, Avenue Lamblin, Abidjan 

AGOA and the Future: Developing a new trade paradigm to guide US-Africa trade and investment

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arrow down blue  Civil Society / AWEP / YALI  Agenda 

Venue: Pullman Hotel, Abidjan. 

AGOA and the Future: Developing a new trade paradigm to guide US-Africa trade and investment

This forum will gather African and US Civil Society stakeholders, African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) members, and Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) network members from AGOA eligible countries. There will be plenary, breakout, and B2B sessions, in addition to a closing reception. Registration is FREE. See the registration link. 

 
 

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Venue: Sofitel Hotel Ivoire, Abidjan. 

AGOA and the Future: Developing a new trade paradigm to guide US-Africa trade and investment

August 05 - 06, 2019 
 
 
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arrow right blue  Secretariat of the Forum Steering Committee: Address: Plateau, Résidence Tropique, 3 Boulevard of the Republic (opposite Hotel TIAMA)

arrow right blue  Background material: Visit other sections of this site for comprehensive background material (a small selection: AGOA news, web resources, country eligibility, individual country trade profiles, the AGOA products database, general and apparel rules of origin, the document download archives - legal, general, reports, annual reviews etc.), as well as a range of infographic-type brochures that can be downloaded from the new Infographics section

 

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