A Tipping Point for U.S.-Africa Commercial Relations

By June 28, 2012Articles, International

This week, senior government officials from sub-Saharan African countries have been meeting in Washington to deliberate on trade relations between Africa and the United States. The forum, organized by the African Union Mission in United States, was supposed to focus on the future of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The emerging consensus from this forum is that future of U.S.-African relations are dependent on Congress extending the third country fabric provision of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) within the next several weeks.

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