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The AGOA.info archives contain a wide and growing selection of documents available for download. These are categorised under the ‘Legal’ (AGOA legislation, Bills, certificates, proclamations), ‘Documents and Reports’ (mainly annual US trade reports) , ‘Research Documents’ (academic and other) and ‘General Documents’ (all others downloads).
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2018 AGOA Implementation Report

2018 AGOA Implementation Report

Section 110 of the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 (“the Act”), 19 U.S.C. § 3705 note, states that the President1 shall submit a report to Congress on the trade and investment relationship between the United States and sub-Saharan...
Author USTR
Organisation USTR
Publish Date 29 June 2018
View details v D 2018 AGOA Implementation Report Size: 8 MB
The President's Advisory Council on doing business in Africa

The President's Advisory Council on doing business in Africa

The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa advises the President, through the Secretary of Commerce, on ways to strengthen commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. Members receive no compensation for their...
Author President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa
Organisation President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa
Publish Date 18 April 2018
Overview of the Cotton, Textile and Apparel Sectors in East Africa Region and Benchmarking with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

Overview of the Cotton, Textile and Apparel Sectors in East Africa Region and Benchmarking with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

Overview of the Cotton, Textile and Apparel Sectors in East Africa Region and Benchmarking with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh is a USAID Hub report that serves as a reference for businesses looking to source from East Africa. It provides easily...
Organisation East Africa Trade and Investment Hub
Publish Date 15 February 2018
Is the banning of importation of second-hand clothes and shoes a panacea to industrialization in East Africa?

Is the banning of importation of second-hand clothes and shoes a panacea to industrialization in East Africa?

The objective of this study was to investigate if the banning of importation of second-hand clothes and shoes is a panacea to industrialization in East Africa. Qualitative and quantitative secondary data were employed to validate the...
Author Kitojo Kagome Wetengere
Organisation African Journal of Economic Review
Publish Date 25 January 2018
Rethinking the AGOA model: How to create a pro-structural transformation of the US-AFRICA trade partnership

Rethinking the AGOA model: How to create a pro-structural transformation of the US-AFRICA trade partnership

Seventeen years into the life of the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA), two key issues stand out: first, that the preference utilization rate—as indicated by the meagre increases in African exports to the United States—remains...
Author Joy Kategekwa
Organisation United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Publish Date 01 December 2017
Defining and redefining US-AFRICA trade relations during the Trump Presidency

Defining and redefining US-AFRICA trade relations during the Trump Presidency

In an era in which multilateral trade arrangements have garnered more public notoriety than ever before, the suboptimal trade and investment relationship between America and Africa, as underpinned by the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA),...
Author Stephen Lande and Dennis Matanda
Organisation Manchester Trade
Publish Date 01 December 2017