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'Intensify education on AGOA to reap benefits'

Published on August 26, 2015

Mr Arun M. Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets of the United States of America, has called for more education and awareness creation on the benefits of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to African businesses.

Speaking to journalists in Ghana during a stop-over on his way to the 2015 AGOA Summit in Libreville-Gabon, Mr. Arun said Africa was not taking enough advantage of the AGOA, which was meant to give the continent the opportunity to export to the US market.

The stop-over was to enable Mr. Kumar to see how Ghana was taking advantage of AGOA, and to meet with some Ghanaian entrepreneurs who were actively exporting to the US under the Act. Read more. Source| Ghana Web