African apparel industry’s future hangs on a U.S. thread
04 November 2023 | 3:10 am
U.S. officials are visiting South Africa this week to meet African trade ministers and will face calls to reauthorise the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and those in the garment industry are worried about the uncertainty of its future if the programme is not renewed.
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