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Making the best of AGOA through export-promotion policies

  • Year: 2016
  • Organisation: Integrating Africa: AfDB Blog
  • Publication Author(s): Christopher Wood, TIPS Economist
  • Countries and Regions: Africa

Ten years is a very short time in the global economy, and by all accounts a decade is all that is left of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). While the United States’ unilateral preferential access programme for Africa has been reauthorized three times since it began in 2000, it looks very unlikely to be extended beyond 2025.

This article looks at options and present three immediate interventions could prove useful.

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