SOUTH AFRICA: AGOA Changes Could Double US Exports
US embassy economic officer Alan Tousignant said Monday proposed changes to the US African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) could increase investments in Africa's textile and apparel industry over the next few years. If adopted by the US congress, Tousignat said the amendments would result in increased duty-free access for African clothing exporters' to US markets, which would double over the eight years AGOA was set to run.
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