AGOA

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U.S.-Africa trade: 5 tips for success

Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, companies in sub-Saharan nations can ship duty-free to the U.S. Find out how to take advantage of this U.S. law.
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In their own words: The U.S.-Africa trade relationship

Check out what President Trump and other top officials are saying about U.S.-Africa trade.
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U.S.-Ugandan partnership helps fashion business thrive

Thanks to AGOA, a Ugandan apparel manufacturer can compete in the U.S. market at the same time the U.S. benefits from open markets in AGOA countries.
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Tillerson: ‘Africa is the future’

On the eve of his first official visit to sub-Saharan Africa, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson laid out a new framework for U.S.-Africa relations.
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In photos: U.S.-Africa business partnerships flourish

Check out these U.S.-Africa business partnerships that have helped to increase trade between the U.S. and Africa by $10 billion since 2000.
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Oregon company gives creative outlet to East African artisans

Swahili African Modern, a U.S. business that sells handmade African home décor, is on a mission to find more suppliers in Africa. A U.S. program is helping.
African women standing in a pit (Alaffia)

Creating jobs in Africa and the U.S. with the help of...

A company based in Washington state has helped to put traditional African beauty products like shea butter on the shelves of major American retailers.

Creating a business: How to find the right mentor

Young African entrepreneurs discuss the importance of mentorship during a webchat sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's GIST program.

Congress renews landmark U.S.-Africa trade legislation

The AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015 would extend the landmark law, originally enacted in May 2000, for another 10 years.