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A collection of various general publications and reports relating to AGOA, trade and investment, including the US trade policy agenda, various strategy documents, reports on US trade and investment in SSA countries, and other related documents.
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AGOA 101 - Uganda Guide

AGOA 101 - Uganda Guide

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) provides duty-free access to the U.S. market for over 6,000 products. This AGOA 101 manual outlines the step-by-step process that Ugandan businesses should take to export to the U.S. through AGOA. The...
Author Ministry of Trade - AGOA Response Office
Organisation USAID / TradeHub
Publish Date 13 May 2019
View details v D AGOA 101 Guide - Uganda Size: 7 MB
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
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
2016 Biennial Report on the implementation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act

2016 Biennial Report on the implementation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act

The U.S. Trade Representative presented to Congress today a comprehensive report on implementation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) – the cornerstone of the  U.S. trade and investment relationship with sub-Saharan...
Author USTR
Organisation United States Trade Representative
Publish Date 29 June 2016
AGOA’s Reauthorization: Beyond 2015

AGOA’s Reauthorization: Beyond 2015

access to the U.S. market in a wide range of products. It has become a flagstone of the U.S.-African relationship and has successfully shifted focus to trade and economic issues. AGOA was designed to spur economic development by using trade...
Author Leadership Africa USA and New Markets Lab
Organisation Leadership Africa USA
Publish Date 15 January 2015
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AGOA: Observations on competitiveness and diversification of US imports from beneficiary countries

AGOA: Observations on competitiveness and diversification of US imports from beneficiary countries

  GAO (US Government Accountability Office) was asked to examine a number of issues relating to AGOA countries’ trade expansion and economic development, and factors affecting their trade with the United States and other countries. This...
Author USGAO
Organisation USGAO
Publish Date 21 July 2014
Report on a survey of AGOA’s past, present and future prospects

Report on a survey of AGOA’s past, present and future prospects

Abstract: Eleven years after it entered into force, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a unilateral preference scheme of the US to promote trade and investment, Sub-Saharan member States subject to this scheme have requested an...
Author Stephen Karingi, Laura Páez, Derrese Degefa
Organisation UNECA
Publish Date 29 June 2012