African Growth and Opportunity Act

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Jun 30th, 2013
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United States Department of State (Washington, DC) document Washington — Ethiopia is “an important partner” of the United States in the East Africa region and one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, a senior State Department official told a U.S. House of Representatives Foreign...
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Mar 1st, 2013
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While it’s always dangerous to offer general observations about an entire continent (there are sites fully dedicated to debunking this practice), regional analysis is a critical component of geopolitics, economics and foreign policy, and Africa is no exception. Today, there are two competing na...
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Jan 8th, 2013
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Ethiopia is preparing to successfully host the 2013 African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum announced the Ministry of Trade. Committees, charged with the task of coordinating the preparation for the forum at various levels, have already been created and are expected to commence with laying the groun...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2012
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The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act intends to support African exports to US markets. It is helping savvy Chinese companies too. US-Africa trade received a boost with the signing of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) back in May 2000, which enabled African countries to export over 4,000 ...
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Oct 15th, 2012
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By: VoxEU.org October 15, 2012 The surge in African apparel exports that followed the launch of new US trade preferences in 2000 gave hope that African industrialisation was around the corner. Ten years down the road, the success was all but forgotten. This column shows this is because US trade polic...
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Jul 3rd, 2012
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By Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times columnist Generations of Americans have learned to pity Africa. It’s mainly seen as a quagmire of famine and genocide, a destination only for a sybaritic safari or a masochistic aid mission.So here’s another way to think of Africa: an economic dynamo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 13th, 2012
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Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 12, 2012 As part of the effort to promote the growth of U.S. business abroad, today Secretary Clinton announced June 14 as the first ever Global Economic Statecraft Day. As the capstone event for the day, Secretary Clinton will deliver a speec...
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Jun 13th, 2012
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WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Notice to the Press Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 12, 2012 On June 14, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver opening remarks for the 2012 U.S. AGOA Forum. The AGOA Forum will focus on enhancing infra...
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Dec 16th, 2011
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WASHINGTON, December 16, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United States hosted the International Engagement Conference for South Sudan to welcome the new country to the international community and provide a forum for the Republic of South Sudan (RoSS) to highlight its development pr...
By benim
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Jun 10th, 2011
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LUSAKA, Zambia – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday urged African nations to tear down continental trade barriers and promote business-friendly policies as she called for an increase in commerce between America and Africa, which is rapidly turning to China as its main trading pa...