AGOA

US Apparel Imports under AGOA Dramatically Fell in May (Statistical Report)

31 July 2009 - US apparel imports from sub-Saharan Africa began dramatically declining in May. Whatever the duty-free access offered by the United States, competition is surging from China while the economic recession is further depressing orders. African prices did not significantly decline this year, in addition. Full Report...

Madagascar Threatened With Losing Duty-Free Access (Country Report)

22 July 2009 - Madagascar is successfully resisting the global crisis but could be removed its duty-free access to the US market after a coup overthrew its former president earlier this year. The only threat of losing AGOA eligibility may depress demand from the United States to the second largest supplier of the US market in Sub-Saharan Africa. Full Report...    Sample Report...

More Asian Fabrics in U.S. Duty-Free Apparel Imports

8 October 2008 - A new bill was passed by the US Congress in the last week extending for one additional year the duty free access offered to apparel from Colombia and Peru. The Dominican Republic also got the right to use Asian fabrics in duty-free apparel exports to the United States. In addition, Asian denim is again accepted in duty-free apparel imports from Sub-saharan Africa while Mauritius, Botswana and Namibia are now allowed using Asian fabrics under the "third-country fabric" provision. Full Report...

US Denim provision may affect African apparel exports

10 July 2007 - A small denim provision in the latest version of the AGOA may have dramatic impact on US denim apparel imports from Southern Africa. The level in denim production in the region is being scrutinized by the US International Trade Commission (USITC) while the strategic goal of vertical integration is questioned by US brands which apparently prefer selecting denim fabrics from a larger number of origins. Full Report...

US Apparel Imports from Sub-Sahara in 2006 (Country Report)

23 April 2007 - US apparel imports from Sub-Saharan Africa fell in 2005 and 2006 but are rebounding this year after Washington extended the so-called third-country fabric provision of the AGOA until 2012. This should boost exports from poorest countries in Africa which are now fighting duty-free access to all textile and apparel from all poorest countries, including Bangladesh and Cambodia. Full Report...    Sample Report...

RSS

«  Previous    AGOA     Next »

         EmergingTextiles.com (1998-2019) - ISSN 1292-8984 -