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 down to  6.1% due to COVID-19, and growth is expected to remain close to 6.4 % in 2021 due to Covid-19, according to the World Bank (International Trade Commission/US Dept. of Commerce Report).