TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US - YTD to OCTOBER 2018.
$20.96 billion

+4.7% over 2017. Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries.

AGOA exports to OCTOBER 2018 (incl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 50% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Above figure includes $0.90 billion under US GSP

AGOA eligible tariff-lines
6,500 products

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

Number of AGOA beneficiaries
40 Countries

African countries that currently have AGOA beneficiary status

The AGOA Business Connector

Helps facilitate trade and business connections between producers, exporters, agents, and related service suppliers, both in AGOA-eligible beneficiary countries and the United States.

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Latest #AGOA News

President Trump’s Africa strategy advances prosperity, security, and stability [incl. Factsheet]

President Trump’s Africa strategy advances prosperity, security, and stability [incl. Factsheet]

'Here's why the used clothing trade deserves more attention'

'Here's why the used clothing trade deserves more attention'

Telephonic press briefing with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs

Telephonic press briefing with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs

Uganda's plan for more trade under AGOA

Uganda's plan for more trade under AGOA

Nigeria: Federal government unfolds AGOA strategy on exporting products – official

Nigeria: Federal government unfolds AGOA strategy on exporting products – official

Nigeria: How exporters can benefit from AGOA

Nigeria: How exporters can benefit from AGOA

South Africa's champion in the US, Congressman Ed Royce, takes a bow

South Africa's champion in the US, Congressman Ed Royce, takes a bow

Kenya: US Ambassador Godec’s remarks on direct flight launch between Nairobi and New York

Kenya: US Ambassador Godec’s remarks on direct flight launch between Nairobi and New York

Ghana Chamber to build capacity of businesses to utilise opportunities in AGOA

Ghana Chamber to build capacity of businesses to utilise opportunities in AGOA

Hello, America! USAID, direct flights to increase AGOA exports to US

Hello, America! USAID, direct flights to increase AGOA exports to US

Nigeria: 'Many manufacturers don’t know much about AGOA' — NEPC

Nigeria: 'Many manufacturers don’t know much about AGOA' — NEPC

Kenya looks beyond apparel to double earnings from AGOA

Kenya looks beyond apparel to double earnings from AGOA

'Protecting South Africa from US anti-trade action'

'Protecting South Africa from US anti-trade action'

AGOA expo to strengthen US-Africa trade ties in textiles

AGOA expo to strengthen US-Africa trade ties in textiles

Ghana: Exports under AGOA hit US$748m in 2017

Ghana: Exports under AGOA hit US$748m in 2017

SA poultry industry takes on US chicken quota as court case brews

SA poultry industry takes on US chicken quota as court case brews

South Africa: We will all be losers if we lose AGOA, Parliament hears

South Africa: We will all be losers if we lose AGOA, Parliament hears

US apparel buyer linked to sourcing opportunities in Madagascar

US apparel buyer linked to sourcing opportunities in Madagascar

South Africa: 'US confirms it’s not using AGOA as leverage over land expropriation'

South Africa: 'US confirms it’s not using AGOA as leverage over land expropriation'

Kenyan government presents USAID Hub-supported AGOA Strategy to USTR

Kenyan government presents USAID Hub-supported AGOA Strategy to USTR

Warmer Kenya-US relations good for trade and investment

Warmer Kenya-US relations good for trade and investment

Liberia: Twelve companies selected to present at AGOA Expo and trade fair in US

Liberia: Twelve companies selected to present at AGOA Expo and trade fair in US

SA farmers play 'chicken' with US tariffs

SA farmers play 'chicken' with US tariffs

Kenya, US establish trade investment working group

Kenya, US establish trade investment working group

With mitumba ban in tatters, what next for trade between Kenya, US?

With mitumba ban in tatters, what next for trade between Kenya, US?

US poultry industry to urge retaliation if South Africa ends quota

US poultry industry to urge retaliation if South Africa ends quota

Kenya: Foreign Affairs Secretary meets ambassadors in the US ahead of Kenyatta-Trump meeting

Kenya: Foreign Affairs Secretary meets ambassadors in the US ahead of Kenyatta-Trump meeting

East Africa debate: Suspension of Rwanda’s AGOA benefits – What does it mean? [Video]

East Africa debate: Suspension of Rwanda’s AGOA benefits – What does it mean? [Video]

South African poultry group targets US import quota

South African poultry group targets US import quota

Liberia-made products pitching contest to be held in Monrovia

Liberia-made products pitching contest to be held in Monrovia

Africa Media Hub - telephonic press briefing with US Dep Asst Sec of State Peter Haas [incl. transcript and sound file]

Africa Media Hub - telephonic press briefing with US Dep Asst Sec of State Peter Haas [incl. transcript and sound file]

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