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Brochure - AGOA performance and country profile of Nigeria [updated 2023]

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Trade Law Centre (tralac)
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20 December 2018

An overview of Nigeria's participation and utilisation of AGOA preferences since the year 2000, including relevant trade data and country-specific sector-focus.  Includes profile of US exports to Angola.

Double-sided A4 brochure. For printing, set 'fit to page'. 

Including trade data to end 2022

 

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