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The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) was signed into law on May 18, 2000 as Title 1 of The Trade and Development Act of 2000. The Act offers tangible incentives for African countries to continue their efforts to open their economies and build free markets.
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The eighth AGOA Forum will be held in Nairobi, Kenya , August 4-6, 2009. The theme of this year's Forum is “Realizing the Full Potential of AGOA through Expansion of Trade and Investment.”

2009 U.S.-Africa Business Summit, September 29-October 1, 2009, The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

Annual Presidential Proclamation announcing AGOA eligibility

U.S. - African Trade Profile - 2009

President Bush signs the Africa Investment Incentive Act of 2006 on December 20, 2006 as part of an omnibus health, tax and trade bill (click here for text of the AGOA portion of the bill)

Sub-Saharan Africa: Factors Affecting Trade Patterns of Selected Industries - Second Annual Report (USITC April 2008 Report)

U.S. International Trade Commission Monthly and Quarterly Data On U.S.- Sub-Saharan Africa Trade


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