In a defense of capitalism and caterpillar factories, the President made mention of his visit to Ghana earlier this year when he met two of our Global Mamas - Aggie and Esther - saw their work in action, and received a special briefing about Global Mamas work with reference to the impact of AGOA: the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
"I've walked the grounds of a trade fair in Ghana, where I met women who support their families by exporting handmade dresses and jewelry...."AGOA allows us to export certain categories of products that are made in Ghana, such as our wearable fashion items, duty free into the USA. This provides a competitive pricing advantage in the US market, thereby supporting our growth in the USA market.
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