Africa: No New Countries Up For AGOA Trade BenefitsThe African Growth and Opportunity Act will remain eligible to the current forty sub-Saharan African countries for trade preferences and benefits with the United States.
State Department, 30 December 2011
Forty sub-Saharan African countries will remain eligible in 2012 for U.S. trade preferences and benefits aimed at improving lives and livelihoods on the continent. Read more »
Namibia: What is AGOA?
Namibian, 31 May 2011
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a United States Trade Act that significantly enhances US market access for (currently) 41 Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Read more »
Office of The United States Trade Representative, 29 December 2011
Today, Ambassador Kirk announced President Obama's decision to designate 40 sub-Saharan African<http://www.agoa.gov/AGOAEligibility/index.asp> countries as eligible for AGOA… Read more »
Times of Zambia, 10 November 2011
IN 2010, Zambia took over the chair of the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the Zambian Ambassador to the United States Sheila Siwela was appointed co-chairperson of the… Read more »
EA Business, 13 November 2011
Eleven years since the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), an initiative that allows duty free and quarter free access to the US from sub Saharan African countries, was… Read more »
East Africa: U.S. Asks Region to Jointly Market Agoa
Monitor, 14 November 2011
The US has urged East Africa to jointly market the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) following the slow response to the initiative. The remarks come on the back of requests… Read more »
Zambia: Sylva Group Takes Zamsoup to U.S
Times of Zambia, 4 January 2012
THE Sylva Group of Companies has projected to export 32 tonnes of Zamsoup into the United States market this year under the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA). Read more »
East Africa: Going Gaga Over Agoa? It Pays
East African, 3 August 2009
As Nairobi hosts the 8th Agoa Forum this week, it is emerging that many countries are yet to exploit the huge business opportunities created by the Act. Read more »
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Economic growth in Africa will help stabilize the continent and reduce conflict, as well as improve the well-being of its people. Read more »