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AU pushes for AGOA extension

AU pushes for AGOA extension

29 Apr 14  News
The African Union has urged member countries to push for the extension of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for the next 15 years to enable them maximize benefits t...
Jan withdraws AGOA Bill

Jan withdraws AGOA Bill

14 Apr 14  News
The all-important Industrial Relations (amendment) Bill of 2014, whose passing is crucial to the kingdom’s continued AGOA eligibility status, has been withdrawn from parliam...
Tanzania: Talks on Agoa extension going on well – Kigoda

Tanzania: Talks on Agoa extension going on well – Kigoda

27 Feb 14  News
The government has said that talks on its request to have the US government extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) are progressing well. Speaking in an exclusive int...
USA to Swaziland: ‘Fully’ comply or lose AGOA

USA to Swaziland: ‘Fully’ comply or lose AGOA

25 Feb 14  News
The message from the Americans is loud and clear: Swaziland has to ‘fully’ comply with five conditions or lose their eligibility to participate in the Africa Growth Opportunity...
AGOA: Free-trade deal on the line

AGOA: Free-trade deal on the line

17 Feb 14  News
US poultry producers are lobbying their government to withdraw South Africa’s duty-free access in retaliation for anti-dumping duties, which they say are unfair. South Africa en...
AGOA Forum concludes in Addis Ababa, amid growing uncertainty around its long-term future

AGOA Forum concludes in Addis Ababa, amid growing uncertainty around its long-term future

14 Aug 13  Discussion
  Eckart Naumann, tralac Associate, discusses the outcomes of the 2013 AGOA Forum in the context of growing anxiety and uncertainty regarding AGOA’s future The 2013 U...
Overview of AGOA’s apparel provisions in the context of US-Africa trade

Overview of AGOA’s apparel provisions in the context of US-Africa trade

10 Oct 12  Publications
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) forms a part of United States trade legislation that provides non-reciprocal preferential market access to the US market for qualifyin...
The extension of the third country fabric provisions in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)

The extension of the third country fabric provisions in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)

08 Aug 12  Discussion
Eckart Naumann, tralac Associate, comments on the extension of the third country fabric provisions in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Last Thursday a massive vei...
AGOA at 10: Reflections on US-Africa trade with a focus on SACU countries

AGOA at 10: Reflections on US-Africa trade with a focus on SACU countries

29 Nov 10  Publications
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has formed the basis for preferential US-African trade over the past decade. However, AGOA is about more than just trade, but represen...
COMESA Legal Texts and Policy Documents

COMESA Legal Texts and Policy Documents

19 Oct 10  Resource
 

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