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The Punitive Use of AGOA Benefits September 12, 2021 By Gregory Simpkins (Source-Africa Rising 21st Century)

“Ethiopia has a large domestic market of over 110 million people, making it the second most populous country in Africa after Nigeria. Over the last decade, Ethiopia has had one of the fastest growing economies in the world, with average annual growth rate of 9.4%. In 2019/ 2020, Ethiopia’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) slowed …

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Let’s not make things worse for Ethiopia – By Tibebu Assefa, September 1, 2021. (Source: Foreign Policy News)

I know first-hand the importance of economic ties between Ethiopia and the United States. And in all of this, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is one of the most powerful tools we have, offering duty free benefits to African nations. Ethiopia has enjoyed these benefits since 2000 and AGOA is responsible for providing …

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