AGAO

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AGAOAfrican Growth and Opportunity Act (est. 2000)
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The 4th New York Forum Africa (NYFA), which will be held in Libreville from 29 to 31 August 2015, will be coupled this year with the 14th session of the AGOA (African Growth and Opportunity Act), an American trade programme that promotes trade between the US and sub-Saharan Africa.
That's why the African Growth and Opportunity Act is so important.
lowered trade barriers to African producers last year with the African Growth and Opportunity Act. But some domestic interests, such as textile producers, are still protected.
Proponents of the African Growth and Opportunity Act believe that they can best help Africa by providing it with the same kinds of benefits which Mexico has obtained with NAFTA.
The aftermath of the recession is giving textile imports from Africa, under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) agreement, price leverage in the eyes of US consumers.
It adds that the US African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) would help reverse the decline in trade as more barriers were dismantled.
President Clinton signed a proclamation designating 34 sub-Saharan African countries as beneficiary countries under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) [see 2000 International Law Update 95] and providing for preferential treatment for textile and apparel imports from those countries.
The Trade Development Act of 2000, which combined the African Growth and Opportunity Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act, abolishes tariffs on clothes made in Africa with American yarn and fabric and increases the limits on other textiles from Africa.
1432, also known as the "African Growth and Opportunity Act." The House passed the bill last March with a vote of 233 to 186.
Two strands-public policy and private enterprise -- join to make the African Growth and Opportunity Act such a powerful force for human advancement in Africa.
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