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Trade Promotion and AGOA Resources

Sourcing at MAGIC - Exhibitor Readiness Training

Presentation.PNGPreparing for Sourcing at Magic Africa Pavilion is a presentation of the MAGIC show. It gives an introduction to U.S. sourcing markets, and highlights requirements for attendees in terms of their products messaging,documentation required, logistics and trade show etiquette. 

The trade show is useful in establishing the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing.

 

Information Booklet on the 2015 Revised EAC Rules of Origin

RoO.PNGThis booklet is a publication of the Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations (FEAFFA) with the Hub’s support. It highlights the key changes on the revised EAC Rules of Origin, and serves as a quick reference for clearing and forwarding agents and shippers.

Adherence to the revised rules should contribute to reduction in the time and cost required to move cargo across borders by minimizing origin-related noncompliance in customs declarations and reducing Rules of Origin-related Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs).

Seizing AGOA Opportunities in East Africa: African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA)

AGOA_Trifold.PNGSeizing AGOA Opportunities in East Africa is a production of the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (The Hub). It highlights the work of the Hub’s Component 3 – Trade Promotion and AGOA, and briefly describes the legislation AGOA. 

The trifold also outlines the general steps to follow when exporting to the U.S. under AGOA, and provide information on how to engage with the Hub on issues of trade promotion and AGOA.

Certificate of Origin

CoO.PNGThis sample form shows details you need to provide when exporting under AGOA.

Commercial Invoice Form

Commercial_invoice.PNGThis sample form  shows details you need to provide when exporting under AGOA.

Global Value Chains, Industrial Policy, and Sustainable Development – Ethiopia’s Apparel Export Sector

Capture4.PNGGlobal Value Chains, Industrial Policy, and Sustainable Development – Ethiopia’s Apparel Export Sector is a publication of the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). The publication assesses the achievements and challenges manifested in growing the Ethiopian apparel sector.

It also evaluates the Government’s active industrial policy strategy to develop the sector, and its implications for industrial and sustainable development.

It is a useful resource for empowering least developed countries, and low income countries to effectively utilize value chains to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic transformation.

Economic Impact of USDA Export Market Development Programs

Capture3.PNGEconomic Impact of USDA Export Market Development Programs is a publication of Informa Economics IEG. It evaluates the economic impact of USAID’s Foreign Market Development Program (FMD), and Market Access Program (MAP).

The publication also measures the industry market promotion contributions on the U.S. agricultural exports, the broader effects on the farm economy, and the overall macro economy.

AGOA Country Specific Export Guidelines

AGOA 101

Capture.PNGAGOA 101 is a publication of the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (The Hub).It outlines the step by step process that Ugandan businesses should take to export to the U.S. duty free through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).

 

Tanzania National AGOA Strategy

Capture1.PNGTanzania National AGOA Strategy is a publication of the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (The Hub). It supports trade-related public and private sector players to maximize their utilization of the benefits provided by AGOA.

The strategy also outlines key sectors and product categories on which Tanzania should focus to increase its trade with the U.S.

The objective of the strategies is to guide the region in developing specific sectors and products for export to the U.S. market to increase trade under the AGOA preference.