TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

AGOA expo to strengthen US-Africa trade ties in textiles

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Source: Fibre2Fashion

The 6-day AGOA Expo and Trade Fair from September 25 in New York is a business platform committed to celebrate US-Africa cooperation, strengthen bilateral trade relations, promote AGOA key export products and investment opportunities.

It is an opportunity for US companies to expand business or introduce new products, services in the 40 African countries. 

The trade fair will give opportunity to all beneficiaries of the trade agreement to promote their business including various activities including AGOA Key Exports Products Exhibition & Trade Fair, AGOA Apparel Fashion Week, African Apparel, Textiles & Footwear Exhibition and Skins & Leather Products Made in Africa.

The event will also host meetings, roundtables, B2B conferences and workshops to focus on important topics to build capacities, raise awareness, present business opportunities and encourage trade between United States and African countries, organiser Bizness Group LLC said on the website. 

AGOA Apparel Fashion Week is a platform for African fashion designers to update their knowledge about AGOA apparel and textile products.

They are eligible to export to the United States or to discover the process with the AGOA apparel exports process. AGOA Experts from the US will train participants during workshops and master classes to help them increase their production, have more customers everywhere in America, It is also an opportunity to source, network with US manufacturers, machinery, yarn and fabrics companies, buyers and retailers.