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Ethiopian government to ITC: AGOA suspension harms civilians

November 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM
The Biden administration’s decision last year to terminate Ethiopia’s eligibility under the African Growth and Opportunity Act over concerns about human-rights violations is harming workers in the country, the Ethiopian government has told the U.S. International Trade Commission. “[C]ontinued suspension of Ethiopia from AGOA benefits is harmful to American policy interests and inconsistent with the purposes of the program,” the government wrote in an Oct. 26 letter to the ITC, in connection to the commission’s probe into the program, which...

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