AGOAAfrican Growth and Opportunity Act
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In response to a question, Mthembu said there is still a need for South Africa to form part of AGOA.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormal"Petroleum products continued to account for the largest portion of AGOA imports, with a 67 percent share," Hamilton said.
Mahoney delivered the following remarks at the opening ceremony of the 2019 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum:
Selon le point de vue du president de la Confederation generale des entreprises de Cote d'Ivoire (CGECI, patronat), Jean-Marie Ackah, la strategie commerciale devrait etre profitable aux Etats membres de l'AGOA, surtout dans la diversification et la transformation structurelle des economies africaines.
Non-oil Nigerian exports to the U.S under AGOA include leather, prepared vegetables, beans, cocoa paste, spices and cassava.
The poultry farmers reportedly say the 2015 chicken deal is void, as South African metal producers lost tax-free access to the US market despite the AGOA agreement, which used to give exemption to the country's aluminum exporters.
Further tariffs on South African produced vehicles and components that are currently part of the AGOA deal would hurt the local manufacturing industry and lead to a job loss, Davies said.
Speaking at the workshop, Ms Trunklinah Gabonthone from BITC said Botswana, through the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI), launched a national AGOA response strategy in 2017 to enable the country to take advantage of and realise the full potential of the AGOA trade initiative for Batswana.
The impasse is fundamentally about the trade deal AGOA (African Growth Opportunity Act) but has become an indecorous affair over second-hand clothing that many in diplomatic corridors say is typical of the American president.
Rosa Whitaker, CEO of African invest- ment consultancy The Whitaker Group and architect of the US's pivotal Af- rican Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA), is probably not your image of a trade bureaucrat, but then again so much in her life has been out of the ordinary.