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Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Impact

Published on September 22, 2016

AGOA_Impact.PNGAfrica Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Impact is a publication of the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (The Hub). It outlines the value of the Hub’s facilitated AGOA exports for the period of October 2014 – June 2016,and highlights the Hub’s approach in doing this.The publication also documents the success stories on trade and investment facilitated by the Hub.

Among the success stories featured is that of the United Aryan Limited (UAL) textile factory which is a leading Kenyan Exporter of Apparel to the U.S., and has been able to create 8,000 jobs for Kenyans. Additionally, UAL, expected to employ nearly 10,000 Kenyans by April 2016, which is a substantial number in a country that has an estimated 40% unemployment rate.