South Africa: Utilization of AGOA for Agricultural Exports by South Africa
South Africa is the largest user of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for agricultural exports to the United States in the Southern African region. South Africa exported a total of US$367 million in agricultural products to the United States in 2017, and a total of US$238 million was under AGOA preferences. Although most agricultural products exported by South Africa are eligible for duty free access under AGOA, some importers and exporters have reportedly forgone the use of AGOA. This report provides procedures for the utilization of AGOA.