SOUTH AFRICA – AGOA

BY RICHARD HURST, in Johannesburg
SOUTH Africa is being warned that it needs to invest to take advantage of opportunities to boost clothing exports to the US under the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA), which allows its clothes to be exported to the US duty free if manufactured from local materials. US clothing buyer Michael Gillerman, recently in the country as a guest of the South African Department of Trade and Industry and a representative of "a large mid-western chain of retail stores," told Textile Month that South Africa was short of ...


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