Rwanda insists on second-hand clothing ban, says U.S. can withdraw AGOA benefits

 ›  ›  ›  ›  ›  ›  › Rwanda insists on second-hand clothing ban, says U.S. can withdraw AGOA benefits

Africa,Diaspora,Kenya,Kenya Diaspora News,News,U.S Diaspora

Rwanda insists on second-hand clothing ban, says U.S. can withdraw AGOA benefits

Share this
The Rwandan government has said the United States has the right to withdraw benefits of Africa Growth and Opportunity Act ( AGOA) Pic:Photo Courtesy

Rwanda insists on second-hand clothing ban, says U.S. can withdraw AGOA benefits

The Rwanda n government has said the United States has the right to withdraw benefits of Africa Growth and Opportunity Act ( AGOA), responding …

The Rwandan government has said the United States has the right to withdraw benefits of Africa Growth and Opportunity Act ( AGOA), responding to the suspension of its eligibility for apparel exports.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, Kigali signalled that it would not reverse restrictions on importation of used clothes and shoes, including those from the United States.

“The notification by the United States on suspension of duty-free status for Rwandan apparel products under the African Growth and Opportunity Act ( AGOA) follows a decision by East African countries to raise tariffs on second-hand clothing imports, in order to promote local manufacturing capacity in garment and other industries,” read the statement.

AGOA is a commendable unilateral gesture to African countries, including Rwanda, meant to promote trade and development through exports. The withdrawal of AGOA benefits is at the discretion of the United States.

While the decision was agreed by members of the East African community, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have since succumbed to pressure, choosing the economic benefits that accrue under AGOA.READ MORE

Source: http://www.africanews.com/

Rwanda insists on second-hand clothing ban, says U.S. can withdraw AGOA benefits Reviewed by on April 5, 2018 .

The Rwandan government has said the United States has the right to withdraw benefits of Africa Growth and Opportunity Act ( AGOA) Pic:Photo Courtesy Rwanda insists on second-hand clothing ban, says U.S. can withdraw AGOA benefits The Rwanda n government has said the United States has the right to withdraw benefits of Africa Growth and

LEAVE A REPLY

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

SAMRACK MEDIA

SAMRACK PRESTIGE SERVICES (S.P.S)

Phone:Tel 781-888-8770

Email: samlibbi@gmail.com,
Email: Samlibbi@yahoo.com

Your Convenience is our Priority!

View Monthly Archives

Subscribe to our Mailing List

Page generated in 3.062 seconds. Stats plugin by www.blog.ca