CBP Publishes Changes to AGOA and Extension of Israel FTA

Posted by Timothy Miller on 1/23/24 5:00 PM

In a Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) bulletin published on January 22, 2024, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced changes to the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the United States-Israel Free Trade Agreement (USIFTA) that were originally determined in Presidential Proclamation 10692.

Mauritania has been reinstated as an AGOA beneficiary country, while the Central African Republic, Gabon, Niger, and Uganda have been terminated from AGOA benefits. In addition, the USIFTA trade agreement was extended through December 31, 2024, for certain agricultural goods.

The changes to AGOA and USIFTA went into effect on January 1, 2024.

CSMS # 59131379 can be found here:

Presidential Proclamation 10692 can be found here:

Topics: AGOA, csms, USIFTA

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