SA’s access to Agoa helps neighbouring countries, says Patel
SA’s neighbours provide the inputs for SA exports of manufactured goods to the US
SA is to argue strongly that its participation in the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act (Agoa) benefits neighbouring countries through shared value chains, said trade, industry and competition minister Ebrahim Patel on Tuesday.
The argument will be made in November when the Agoa forum meets in Johannesburg that neighbouring countries will suffer significant losses if SA is excluded from the scheme, which provides preferential access to certain products from Africa to the US market...
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