Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics

The Trade Hot Topics series provides concise and informative analyses of various trade and trade-related issues which are prepared both by Commonwealth Secretariat and international experts.


AGOA-IV and the Trade Prospects of Sub-Saharan Africa

This issue of Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics provides a brief overview of the evolution of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and AGOA-IV’s main provisions, and highlights some of the opportunities and challenges for promoting trade in Sub-Saharan Africa in the future.


Keywords: AGOA, goods trade, Sub-Saharan Africa
JEL: F13: International Economics / Trade / Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations; R11: Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics / General Regional Economics / Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
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