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Eyeing renewal, Ways & Means members hold talks with AGOA country ambassadors

January 19, 2024 at 11:07 AM
House Ways & Means Committee members this week held a roundtable discussion with ambassadors from African Growth and Opportunity Act countries to hear feedback on how best to renew the trade-preference program. AGOA, which expires in 2025, has broad bipartisan support, and its renewal is a priority for the Biden administration as well as beneficiary countries in Africa. Ways & Means Chair Jason Smith (R-MO) and ranking member Richard Neal (D-MA) on Thursday issued a statement saying the roundtable offered...

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