South Africa's trade benefits under review

South Africa's trade benefits under review

THE Office of the U.S. Trade Representative held a hearing Aug. 7 as part of a congressionally mandated review of whether South Africa should be suspended from the recently renewed African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA) because of agricultural market access barriers.

Government officials from the U.S. as well as South Africa gave testimony at the more than two-hour-long hearing.

During the hearing, the National Chicken

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