Brochure - AGOA performance and country profile of Namibia [updated 2023]
An overview of Namibia'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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