U.S.-Africa Business Center

U.S.-Africa Business Center The U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) is the preeminent voice in the global business community advocating for increased trade between the US and Africa.

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INVITATION: U.S. Chamber Private Sector AGOA Forum - Leveraging New Pathways in Trade: Enabling Digital Economy October ...
10/15/2021

INVITATION: U.S. Chamber Private Sector AGOA Forum - Leveraging New Pathways in Trade: Enabling Digital Economy

October 19 | 10am - 12pm EDT

REGISTER HERE: https://events.uschamber.com/2021AGOAForum

Featured Speakers Include:

Hon. Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami - Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Hon. Diane Farrell - Acting Undersecretary for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce

Hon. Firmin Edouard Matoko- Assistant Director-General for Africa, UNESCO

Kuseni Dlamini- Chairman, Massmart

Dr. Uzodinma Iweala- CEO, The Africa Center*

Linda Oramasionwu-Leverette- Co-Founder and Partner, Kupanda Capital, and Member of the Board, Mavin Records

Scott Eisner, President, U.S.-Africa Business Center

Additional Speakers to be Announced!
Virtual Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Please join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center for a private sector AGOA Forum on the digital economy, an official virtual private sector event to complement the Virtual AGOA Trade Ministerial hosted by USTR on October 20-21. This Forum will focus on key opportunities in the digital economy to expand African trade and promote a next generation of exports from Africa to the United States through a series of keynote addresses, interactive panels and fireside chats with business, policy, and government experts. The Chamber’s Private Sector AGOA Forum on the digital economy will explore the opportunities for expanding the commercial relationship between the U.S. and Africa by highlighting the best practices and tools for creating an enabling environment that catalyzes investment in these key engines of growth.

#AdvanceWithAfrica #AfricaTrade #AGOA #DigitalAfrica #DigitalEconomy #creativeindustries

INVITATION: U.S. Chamber Private Sector AGOA Forum - Leveraging New Pathways in Trade: Enabling Digital Economy

October 19 | 10am - 12pm EDT

REGISTER HERE: https://events.uschamber.com/2021AGOAForum

Featured Speakers Include:

Hon. Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami - Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Hon. Diane Farrell - Acting Undersecretary for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce

Hon. Firmin Edouard Matoko- Assistant Director-General for Africa, UNESCO

Kuseni Dlamini- Chairman, Massmart

Dr. Uzodinma Iweala- CEO, The Africa Center*

Linda Oramasionwu-Leverette- Co-Founder and Partner, Kupanda Capital, and Member of the Board, Mavin Records

Scott Eisner, President, U.S.-Africa Business Center

Additional Speakers to be Announced!
Virtual Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Please join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center for a private sector AGOA Forum on the digital economy, an official virtual private sector event to complement the Virtual AGOA Trade Ministerial hosted by USTR on October 20-21. This Forum will focus on key opportunities in the digital economy to expand African trade and promote a next generation of exports from Africa to the United States through a series of keynote addresses, interactive panels and fireside chats with business, policy, and government experts. The Chamber’s Private Sector AGOA Forum on the digital economy will explore the opportunities for expanding the commercial relationship between the U.S. and Africa by highlighting the best practices and tools for creating an enabling environment that catalyzes investment in these key engines of growth.

#AdvanceWithAfrica #AfricaTrade #AGOA #DigitalAfrica #DigitalEconomy #creativeindustries

On September 20, the U.S.- Africa Business Center, in partnership with AmCham Angola, hosted the President of Angola, H....
09/27/2021

On September 20, the U.S.- Africa Business Center, in partnership with AmCham Angola, hosted the President of Angola, H.E. João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço and a Ministerial delegation for a high-level engagement event: The U.S.-Angola Executive Roundtable. The event featured remarks by Ambassador Nina Fite, as well as Clay Neff from Chevron and Robert Berman from Sun Africa as we presented updates on the US Chamber’s U.S.-Angola Working Group and emphasized the enduring partnership between our two nations.

We were also honored to host an historic MOU signing between U.S. Chamber of Commerce members Sun Africa and the Angolan Ministry of Energy and Water, for which we were joined by Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Diane Farrell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Middle East and Africa Camille Richardson, and Maria DiGuilian, Deputy Assistant Secretary from the Department of Energy.

A special thank you to our Platinum Sponsors Chevron and Sun Africa, our Gold Sponsors Africell and BP, and our silver sponsors Banco BIC and Exxon.

"We are honored to welcome Vilo to the board of U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Africa Business Center. P&G has made investin...
09/09/2021

"We are honored to welcome Vilo to the board of U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Africa Business Center. P&G has made investing in Africa a key growth strategy. Not only are they investing in manufacturing and supply chain growth, but they are also empowering the people they employ, their partners and the African communities they serve." - Scott Eisner, President, U.S.-Africa Business Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

"We are honored to welcome Vilo to the board of U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Africa Business Center. P&G has made investing in Africa a key growth strategy. Not only are they investing in manufacturing and supply chain growth, but they are also empowering the people they employ, their partners and the African communities they serve." - Scott Eisner, President, U.S.-Africa Business Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

LIVE NOW! Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center and AmCham Ghana for the #2021USGhanaBusinessF...
09/08/2021
Events | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

LIVE NOW! Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center and AmCham Ghana for the #2021USGhanaBusinessForum! Event starts at 9:30am EDT / 1:30pm GMT and can be viewed here:
https://www.uschamber.com/live-event-experience/160334
We look forward to seeing you there!

#AdvanceWithAfrica #investinafrica #USAfricaBusiness

Agenda: U.S.-Ghana Business Forum Day One- September 8 Time Activity9:20 -9:30 am EDT Online Registration and Connecting to Virtual Platform 9:30-9:55 am Opening Session Welcome Remarks by Scott Eisner, President of USAfBC, US Chamber of Commerce Welcome Remarks by Ayesha Bedewi, President of AmCham...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center was honored to host the U.S. Department of Commerce's DAS for...
08/23/2021

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center was honored to host the U.S. Department of Commerce's DAS for the Office of Middle East and Africa Camille Richardson this morning. Companies and AmChams from across the US and Africa were able to provide inputs into US Commercial policies and learn about ongoing initiatives on the continent as the public and private sectors continue to work together to #AdvanceWithAfrica.

#africanbusiness #commerce #publicprivatepartnership

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center was honored to host the U.S. Department of Commerce's DAS for the Office of Middle East and Africa Camille Richardson this morning. Companies and AmChams from across the US and Africa were able to provide inputs into US Commercial policies and learn about ongoing initiatives on the continent as the public and private sectors continue to work together to #AdvanceWithAfrica.

#africanbusiness #commerce #publicprivatepartnership

In a recent mid-year message to members of the U.S.-Africa Business Center at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Board Chair ...
07/26/2021

In a recent mid-year message to members of the U.S.-Africa Business Center at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Board Chair Eugene Willemsen, CEO, Africa, Middle East and South Asia region for Pepsi, shared why he believes the AfCFTA will be an important vehicle for economic transformation, spurring trade and investment across Africa.

In a recent mid-year message to members of the U.S.-Africa Business Center at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Board Chair Eugene Willemsen, CEO, Africa, Middle East and South Asia region for Pepsi, shared why he believes the AfCFTA will be an important vehicle for economic transformation, spurring trade and investment across Africa.

USAfBC President Scott Eisner was interviewed by VOA Africa to highlight key takeaways from the #AdvancewithAfrica AmCha...
06/24/2021
AMERICAN BUSINESSES EYING AFRICA FOR BUSINESS AND PARTNERSHIPS

USAfBC President Scott Eisner was interviewed by VOA Africa to highlight key takeaways from the #AdvancewithAfrica AmCham Summit and opportunities to grow the U.S.-Africa trade and investment relationship

"If we are serious about job creation, particularly with an eye towards SMEs and equality of opportunity, then we need to support pro-Africa trade and investment policies that create partnerships” -

Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt9GCByy3SM

#trade #investinafrica #commerce

Africa is projected to recover in 2021 from its worst economic recession caused by the global pandemic COVID–19, according to a report by the Africa developm...

Join U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the first #ChamberGlobalForum May 18-19, where global leaders like H.E. President Uhur...
05/17/2021

Join U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the first #ChamberGlobalForum May 18-19, where global leaders like H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta will share perspectives on economic recovery. To register and view the full agenda: https://bit.ly/3hkRyL6

Join U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the first #ChamberGlobalForum May 18-19, where global leaders like H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta will share perspectives on economic recovery. To register and view the full agenda: https://bit.ly/3hkRyL6

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center is pleased to announce Zwelethu Bashman, Managing Director fo...
05/13/2021

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center is pleased to announce Zwelethu Bashman, Managing Director for South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa of MSD, as its new Vice Chair for its U.S.-South Africa Business Council.
#africabusiness #investment #tradematters #commerce
https://lnkd.in/dbpBcQQ

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center is pleased to announce Zwelethu Bashman, Managing Director for South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa of MSD, as its new Vice Chair for its U.S.-South Africa Business Council.
#africabusiness #investment #tradematters #commerce
https://lnkd.in/dbpBcQQ

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center is delighted to announce Nyimpini Mabunda, Chief Executive Of...
05/13/2021

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center is delighted to announce Nyimpini Mabunda, Chief Executive Officer of Southern Africa for GE, as its new chair for its U.S.-South Africa Business Council.
#africabusiness #investment #tradematters #commerce
https://lnkd.in/dbpBcQQ

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center is delighted to announce Nyimpini Mabunda, Chief Executive Officer of Southern Africa for GE, as its new chair for its U.S.-South Africa Business Council.
#africabusiness #investment #tradematters #commerce
https://lnkd.in/dbpBcQQ

“A trade agreement between the two countries would be the first of its kind between the U.S. and a sub-Saharan African c...
05/06/2021
The Opportunities are Vast in a Potential U.S.-Kenya Free Trade Agreement

“A trade agreement between the two countries would be the first of its kind between the U.S. and a sub-Saharan African country and would provide a steady framework for strengthening our relationships with economies across the continent.” Scott Eisner, Chamber senior vice president and USAfBC president

See below for a piece in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Above The Fold, featuring our report “U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations: Implications for the Future of the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship," in partnership with Covington & Burling LLP and AmCham Kenya.

A link to the report can be found here: https://www.uschamber.com/report/us-kenya-trade-negotiations

#commerce #africabusiness #uskenyafta2021 #TradeMatters

A trade agreement between the two countries would be the first of its kind between the U.S. and a sub-Saharan African country.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center, Covington & Burling LLP and AmCham Kenya have launched the “...
04/29/2021
U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center, Covington & Burling LLP and AmCham Kenya have launched the “U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations: Implications for the Future of the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship,” a report examining the challenges and benefits of a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the U.S. and Kenya.

To access the full report visit: https://www.uschamber.com/report/us-kenya-trade-negotiations
#USKenyaFTA2021 #tradematters #commerce

This report is an in-depth study regarding a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the U.S. and Kenya, whose negotiations were launched on July 8, 2020. The report draws on insights from dozens of interviews with business executives and experts, to explore perspectives regarding FTA obligatio...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center, Covington & Burling LLP and AmCham Kenya are pleased to anno...
04/27/2021

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center, Covington & Burling LLP and AmCham Kenya are pleased to announce The Honorable Robert F. Godec, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, U.S. Department of State, our keynote speaker for the #USKenyaFTA2021 report launch. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER AT https://events.uschamber.com/2021USKenyaTradeReportLaunch

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center, Covington & Burling LLP and AmCham Kenya are pleased to announce The Honorable Robert F. Godec, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, U.S. Department of State, our keynote speaker for the #USKenyaFTA2021 report launch. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER AT https://events.uschamber.com/2021USKenyaTradeReportLaunch

We are 5 days away from the U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations Report Launch on April 28th, where we will discuss how bilater...
04/23/2021

We are 5 days away from the U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations Report Launch on April 28th, where we will discuss how bilateral trade talks can inform the future of the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship. Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center, Covington & Burling LLP, and AmCham Kenya for a discussion with corporate leaders on the commercial partnership. Register at https://lnkd.in/d4EmcWV - and spread the word! #USKenyaFTA2021

We are 5 days away from the U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations Report Launch on April 28th, where we will discuss how bilateral trade talks can inform the future of the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship. Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Africa Business Center, Covington & Burling LLP, and AmCham Kenya for a discussion with corporate leaders on the commercial partnership. Register at https://lnkd.in/d4EmcWV - and spread the word! #USKenyaFTA2021

On April 28, join the U.S.-Africa Business Center,  Covington & Burling LLP and AmCham Kenya, for our launch of an in-de...
04/22/2021

On April 28, join the U.S.-Africa Business Center, Covington & Burling LLP and AmCham Kenya, for our launch of an in-depth study on U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations: Implications for the Future of the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship. This event will showcase report findings highlighting the opportunities and risks associated with continued U.S.-Kenya FTA negotiations with business and government leaders. Register for the event at https://lnkd.in/d4EmcWV
#USKenyaFTA2021 #tradematters #commerce

On April 28, join the U.S.-Africa Business Center, Covington & Burling LLP and AmCham Kenya, for our launch of an in-depth study on U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations: Implications for the Future of the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship. This event will showcase report findings highlighting the opportunities and risks associated with continued U.S.-Kenya FTA negotiations with business and government leaders. Register for the event at https://lnkd.in/d4EmcWV
#USKenyaFTA2021 #tradematters #commerce

#5 recommendation to the Biden Administration and Congress on U.S. Policy towards Africa - promote the creation and cont...
03/15/2021

#5 recommendation to the Biden Administration and Congress on U.S. Policy towards Africa - promote the creation and continuation of robust digital economies in Africa. https://www.uschamber.com/series/above-the-fold/the-us-needs-holistic-approach-engaging-africa-asap

#5 recommendation to the Biden Administration and Congress on U.S. Policy towards Africa - promote the creation and continuation of robust digital economies in Africa. https://www.uschamber.com/series/above-the-fold/the-us-needs-holistic-approach-engaging-africa-asap

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