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U.S. suspension of duty-free treatment, apparel sector for Rwanda

U.S. suspension of duty-free treatment for Rwanda

President Trump, in a letter to congressional officials, announced that he intends to suspend the application of duty-free treatment to all African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)-eligible goods in the apparel sector for Rwanda. The duty-free suspension is to apply 60 days after the date of the notification to Congress (the letter is dated 29 March 2018).

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According to the president’s letter, the suspension action is being taken because “Rwanda continues to impose barriers to United States trade, specifically, barriers affecting certain United States exports of apparel products.”

 

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