Building capacity to help Africa trade better

AGOA webinar for business


AGOA webinar for business

AGOA webinar for business

This compact webinar covered the following issues:

  • A brief history and legal format of AGOA

  • Renewal timelines, country coverage, eligibility criteria and potential red flags for business, eligibility review processes

  • AGOA trade performance, AGOA product coverage

  • AGOA product qualification criteria (rules of origin)

  • US tariff classification system and how to correctly establish HTS code

  • Tools to determine AGOA/GSP product status and standard US import tariffs

  • Intro to the US Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and how it interfaces with AGOA, implications for business of GSP and/or AGOA renewal/non-renewal

  • Post-AGOA Forum updates, review of draft legislative proposals and potential out-of-cycle review of South Africa’s eligibility

  • Potential AGOA-African Continental FTA (AfCFTA) interface: how might this benefit African exporters?

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