Textile and apparel exports from Mozambique to the United States now qualify for the benefits provided under The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). A statement from United States Trade Representative Robert B Zoellick said: "Mozambique has adopted an effective visa system and related procedures to prevent unlawful trans-shipment and the use of counterfeit documents in connection with shipments of textile and apparel articles and has  implemented and follows, or is making substantial progress toward implementing and following, the customs procedures required by the African Growth and Opportunity Act.