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Country Info: Central African Republic

Economic Background

The Central African Republic, suspended as an AGOA beneficiary country on 31 December 2003, was reinstated on 15 December 2016 through a Presidential Proclamation published on 20 December 2016. 

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AGOA outreach series travels to the Central African Republic

AGOA outreach series travels to the Central African Republic

Thirteen years after losing eligibility under the US African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the Central African Republic (CAR) was the site of a two-day workshop on the preferential trade agreement. The CAR has regained its eligibility for AGOA and is priming itself to take advantage of its benefits. Hosted by the West African Trade Hub, the U.S. Embassy in the capital...

24 July, 2017
Central African Republic removed from AGOA eligibility list

Central African Republic removed from AGOA eligibility list

In a proclamation issued December 30, President Bush included Angola on a list of countries eligible for trade preferences under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), while dropping the Central African Republic and Eritrea from that list. [note: the Central African Republic regained AGOA eligibility through a Proclamation by US President Barack Obama on 15 December...

31 December, 2003