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Madagascar AGOA: 26,792 new employments created between January and April 2015




The Malagasy exports through AGOA - allowing for exemption of customs duties for the products of the Malagasy textile industries to the United States - have attracted in their wake over 4.4 million dollars from January to April 2015 approximately 743,718 kilos of products in total.
 
26,792 new jobs have been listed over the period for 19 local businesses eligible for AGOA.
 
As a reminder, the Malagasy authorities expect the creation of approximately 200,000 jobs in the island over five years. The Island has officially reintegrated in June 2014 the African Growth and Opportunity Act.



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