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

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Source: CNBC Africa

Barely weeks after the Trump administration partially suspended Rwanda’s benefits to export apparel duty-free to the US under the African Growth and Opportunity Act - AGOA, the government of Rwanda says that it remains committed to supporting any Rwandan trader who still wishes to access the US market.

The government also says that it expects minimal effects from the suspension.

Just what does this suspension mean?

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