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The 2019 ShopAGOA, taking place in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area (USA) September 12-14, 2019 under the theme “Accelerating MSMEs Through”. The event will feature exhibits, workshops, and the launch of our www.ShopAGOA.com eCommerce platform.

African Growth & Opporutnity Act (AGOA) is a United States Trade Act, enacted on 18 May 2000 as Public Law 106 of the 200th Congress. AGOA offers tangible incentives for eligible African countries to continue their efforts to open their economies and build free markets. has since been renewed to 2025. AGOA significantly enhances market access to the US for qualifying Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Qualification for preferences is based on a set of conditions contained in the legislation. In order to qualify and remain eligible for, each country must be working to improve its rule of law, human rights, and respect for core labor standards. To date, there are over 40 African countries eligible under AGOA.

Organized by The Marketing Team Africa (TMT Africa), the ShopAGOA will host more than 1000 participants (both sellers and buyers). The 2019 ShopAGOA offers a unique platform, which connects Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) from eligible AGOA countries with buyers in the United States. The focus for the event is to accelerate innovation and the growth of MSMES from AGOA eligible countries for export to the US Market under .

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