Many of the world's fastest growing economies are right here in Sub-Saharan Africa, making the region very attractive as an emerging market for American exports. Now, all eyes are on the US-Kenya Free Trade Agreement negotiations that were recently launched. CNBC Africa spoke to the President and CEO of Corporate Council on Africa, Florizelle Liser for an in depth look at US- Africa trade relations.
The US Trade Department has started negotiations on a comprehensive trade agreement with Kenya in a move that will extend Kenya’s preferential access as the current trade arrangement under the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) closes in 5 years. If successful, the United States would forge its first bilateral trade accord with a sub-Saharan African country. Grant Harris CEO, Harris Partners LLC joins CNBC Africa for more.
The looming row between the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) and the United States poultry industry could put at risk duty-free access to the U.S. market.
The current dispute, which also initially involved Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, has received none of the attention of Trump’s trade war with China or his haggling with North American neighbours.
Aliko Dangote, and Rwandan president Paul Kagame openly converse on Africa's opportunities and challenges.
The 16th edition of AGOA Forum sought to explore how do we leverage trade for the economic good of our people and see the best way to maximise the opportunities of AGOA?
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