A congressional watchdog agency said the Agency for International Development could do more to assist AGOA countries develop export strategies.
The difference in port volumes can partly be explained by congestion problems out West.
First port of call for the 19K TEU vessel is Felixstowe.
Employers "hopeful that this will allow us to move toward conclusion of an agreement in the near term."
Ports, airports and railways ready to implement winter contingency plans.
BlueWater Reporting shows 15 of 25 services have some sort of schedule disruption to Oakland, reflecting how delays in Los Angeles and Long Beach have impacted carrier schedules.