Is AGOA All That Africa Thought It Would Be?
The African Trade and Opportunities Act, AGOA, established by the U.S. government on May 18, 2000, has been described as the cornerstone of the U.S. economic engagement with sub-Saharan Africa, where it has invested more than U.S.$7 billion towards trade capacity initiatives. Some countries like Nigeria and Uganda however, are questioning the benefits of belonging to the forum.
AGOA - Good for Africa, Warts and All?
allAfrica, 24 July 2019
The African Trade and Opportunities Act (AGOA), established by the United States government on May 18, 2000, has been described as the cornerstone of the U.S. economic engagement… Read more »
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