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Prospects of Kenya"s clothing exports under AGOA after 2004

by Moses Ikiara

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Published by Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Clothing trade -- Kenya.,
    • Textile industry -- Kenya.,
    • Cotton trade -- Kenya.,
    • Export controls -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMoses M. Ikiara, Lydia K. Ndirangu.
      SeriesKIPPRA discussion paper ;, no. 24
      ContributionsNdirangu, Lydia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC865.A1 K56 no. 24
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 61 p. :
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3739466M
      ISBN 109966949437
      LC Control Number2003409041

        Chinese exports of textiles to South Africa grew from 40 percent of clothing imports to 80 per cent by the end of Out of T-shirts imported into South Africa, 80 are from China.   Rise and fall of AGOA apparel exports to the US. Note: Kenya, Madagascar and Lesotho were the three biggest exporters of apparel to the US among AGOA countries during – AGOA started in October and the MFA ended on 1 Jan

      But this benefit only accrued to a subset of AGOA recipients that are eligible under the apparel scheme. Moreover, beyond apparel, Davis (, pp. ) documents the positive changes that AGOA has brought to the export to the USA. This benefit is however limited to some countries that have set up aggressive industrial policies. under AGOA, including apparel, cut flowers, nuts, and vegetables. Over 70 percent of Kenya’s exports to the U.S. market enter under AGOA and GSP. The agricultural sector is the largest employer in Kenya, contributing approximately 36 percent of GDP. Kenyan exports of macadamia nuts to the United States under AGOA totaled $72, in

      This Book was prepared by staff members of This Book was prepared by staff members of the African Development Bank, under the overall guidance of Léonce Ndikumana, Director of the Research Department, the immediate supervision of Peter Walkenhorst, Manager of the Research Partnerships Division, and with Richard Schiere. the literature that corruption permeated all areas of Kenya’s economy during the s and s – is that key sectors like horticulture and garments, which made vital contributions to foreign exchange and vote-winning employment, were relatively.


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Prospects for Kenya’ s Clothing Exports under AGOA after like cotton husbandry, harvesting, and storage, is an important determinant of the spinning quality of the cotton fibre. Within only two years of qualifying for AGOA, Kenya’s exports of clothing, and investment in the textile sector, have experienced remarkable growth.

This study explores the prospects of this growth continuing after 30 Septemberwhen Kenya will be required to source raw materials either locally, from other AGOA eligible sub-Saharan Author: L.

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Textile and apparel products, which have dominated exports under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) since it was enacted inremain the main items in Kenya-US trade, defying. Reference: Prospects for Kenya's Clothing Exports Under AGOA after The Southern African regional clothing and textile industry: Case studies of Malawi, Mauritius and Zimbabwe Citing article.

Swaziland's flourishing textile industry is experiencing a crisis, caused by delays in US legislation that would extend a deadline in the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA), and enable.

The drop is a clear reversal of the steady increase in Kenya's clothing exports to the US after Agoa's implementation in It follows the end of international quotas at the end of The AGOA in slightly changed the growth fortunes for the textile industry with exports of garments and apparel from Kenya increasing from US$30 million in to nearly US$ million by (KIPPRA ).

The growth in food processing and metal industries has largely been driven by expanding local and regional markets. The economy of Kenya is a market-based economy with a liberalised external trade system and a few state enterprises. Major industries include agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, manufacturing, energy, tourism and financial services.

As ofKenya had the third largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, coming behind Nigeria and South Africa.

The wave finally came to Africa aftertriggered by the free duty access to US markets: Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA). Foreign investments have been made in the garment industry in several African countries, specifically Kenya, Madagascar, Lesotho, and Swaziland, and exports of clothing to the US market sharply increased after Similarly, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and its liberal RoO were seen as vital to the emergence of an export oriented garment industry in Kenya and Lesotho (Pickles, ).

However empirical analyses indicate that exports under AGOA tend to be in a limited range of basic low value-added products and there is little evidence. after the process of production under a tariff heading other than the tariff heading of the non-originating materials used in their production: Under this criterion, origin is conferred if the manufacturing or processing carried out in the Member States is sufficient and results in a product which falls under a.

Between andthe value of Kenyan clothing exports to the US dropped per cent after the first two years of quota removal and declined per cent between and Kenya (/ ˈ k ɛ n j ə / ()), officially the Republic of Kenya (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Kenya), is a country in Easternsquare kilometres (, sq mi), Kenya is the world's 48th largest country by total area.

With a population of more than million people, Kenya is the 29th most populous country. Kenya's capital and largest city is Nairobi, while its oldest city and first.• The garment industry is the largest employer in Bangladesh after agriculture.

It is the main source of manufacturing employment and exports; • Mauritius diversified from sugar into textile and clothing in the s and subsequently into tourism and other services. The T&C industry still generated.