TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA Key Stats

Aggregate exports to US - YTD to JUNE 2018.
$13.01 billion

+12.8% over 2017. Trade data covers only AGOA eligible countries.

AGOA exports to JUNE 2018 (incl. GSP)

AGOA/GSP represents 49% of total US-bound exports from AGOA beneficiaries. Above figure includes $0.5 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

Latest #AGOA News

Local union warns South Africa that AGOA eligibility under threat if land expropriation goes ahead

Local union warns South Africa that AGOA eligibility under threat if land expropriation goes ahead

Expanding free trade with Africa through AGOA

Expanding free trade with Africa through AGOA

'Rwanda AGOA limitations signals era of reciprocal trading'

'Rwanda AGOA limitations signals era of reciprocal trading'

'Trump’s trade action may benefit Africa'

'Trump’s trade action may benefit Africa'

Trade under Africa bloc will create ‘respect’

Trade under Africa bloc will create ‘respect’

Trump upholds AGOA trade preference eligibility criteria with Rwanda

Trump upholds AGOA trade preference eligibility criteria with Rwanda

USAID supports Kenya’s AGOA strategy to double duty-free exports by 2023

USAID supports Kenya’s AGOA strategy to double duty-free exports by 2023

'Protectionism limits AGOA at a time when its benefits need to be spread'

'Protectionism limits AGOA at a time when its benefits need to be spread'

Kenya: New national export strategy seeks to grow exports to KSh 1.3t by 2022

Kenya: New national export strategy seeks to grow exports to KSh 1.3t by 2022

South Africa: Minister says South African interest groups plan to challenge US move on auto tariffs

South Africa: Minister says South African interest groups plan to challenge US move on auto tariffs

South Africa: 'Not time to be inward-looking'

South Africa: 'Not time to be inward-looking'

US duties to knock South Africa's AGOA exports

US duties to knock South Africa's AGOA exports

South Africa's Minister Davies: Steel and aluminium exports to US no threat to national security

South Africa's Minister Davies: Steel and aluminium exports to US no threat to national security

Kenya banks on Rivatex factories, high-yield seeds to revive textiles

Kenya banks on Rivatex factories, high-yield seeds to revive textiles

Nigeria-American Chamber working with stakeholders to promote AGOA

Nigeria-American Chamber working with stakeholders to promote AGOA

South Africa: AGOA remains critical in developing regional value chains in Africa

South Africa: AGOA remains critical in developing regional value chains in Africa

South Africa's Rob Davies fights possible US tariffs on automotive products [Video]

South Africa's Rob Davies fights possible US tariffs on automotive products [Video]

Kenya: Supply delays ‘derailing' AGOA

Kenya: Supply delays ‘derailing' AGOA

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan at the AGOA Forum

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan at the AGOA Forum

US State Dept: Forging new strategies for US-Africa trade and investment

US State Dept: Forging new strategies for US-Africa trade and investment

Kenya eyes bigger pie of US trade plan AGOA to increase exports

Kenya eyes bigger pie of US trade plan AGOA to increase exports

US to initiate ‘exploratory talks’ on post-AGOA model at AGOA Forum

US to initiate ‘exploratory talks’ on post-AGOA model at AGOA Forum

Trade and industry minister leads SA delegation to AGOA Forum

Trade and industry minister leads SA delegation to AGOA Forum

US steps up its game in Africa, a continent open for business

US steps up its game in Africa, a continent open for business

Namibia encouraged to make more use of AGOA

Namibia encouraged to make more use of AGOA

Brookings Event: Re-examining trade with Africa under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Brookings Event: Re-examining trade with Africa under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

The 2018 AGOA Forum: A turning point for US-Africa commercial relations?

The 2018 AGOA Forum: A turning point for US-Africa commercial relations?

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, announces $1 billion in deals during Africa mission

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, announces $1 billion in deals during Africa mission

Kenya: Textile exports to the US stagnate, but macadamia exports up

Kenya: Textile exports to the US stagnate, but macadamia exports up

'Africa matters: Why the US should bolster its trading relationships with African countries'

'Africa matters: Why the US should bolster its trading relationships with African countries'

Nigerian exporters must benefit from AGOA before 2025—Minister

Nigerian exporters must benefit from AGOA before 2025—Minister

Nigeria-America Chamber vows to increase Nigeria’s non-oil export through AGOA

Nigeria-America Chamber vows to increase Nigeria’s non-oil export through AGOA

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