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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
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
The phase-out of second-hand clothing imports: what impact for Tanzania?

The phase-out of second-hand clothing imports: what impact for Tanzania?

The East African Community has begun phasing-out imports of second-hand clothing to promote the development of the domestic garment sector. Using trade data and information obtained from the exporters, this study produces the first estimate of...
Author Linda Calabrese
Organisation Overseas Development Institute
Publish Date 23 October 2017
Overview of the Used Clothing Market in East Africa: Analysis of Determinants and Implications

Overview of the Used Clothing Market in East Africa: Analysis of Determinants and Implications

Overview of the Used Clothing Market in East Africa: Analysis of Determinants and Implications. In March 2016, the East African Community (EAC) Heads of State issued a Joint Communiqué from the 17th Ordinary Summit, expressing their intent to...
Author USAID East Africa Trade Hub
Organisation USAID East Africa Trade Hub
Publish Date 21 August 2017
2017 trade policy agenda and 2016 annual report of the president of the United States on the trade agreements program

2017 trade policy agenda and 2016 annual report of the president of the United States on the trade agreements program

On March 1, 2017, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) posted the 336 page 2017 Trade Policy Agenda and 2016 Annual Report of the President of the United States on the Trade Agreements Program. The reports are required to be...
Author USTR
Organisation USTR
Publish Date 03 March 2017