Tag Archives: Africa

What is Africa’s Role in the International Trade Dispute Process?

A number of countries throughout Africa have experienced economic growth and thus, have become competitive players in the international market. The success of a number of African economies has been documented by institutions over the last five years such as McKinsey … Continue reading

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Dr. Jackson Pushes for AGOA Renewal at Summit on Africa

The African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) is an important U.S. law signed by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 2000. AGOA is set to expire in 2015. At the African Growth and Economic Development Summit at USC earlier this month, I encouraged everyone interested in … Continue reading

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U.S. Businesses Are Missing Out in the African Continent

About 50 African heads of state were in Washington, D.C. last week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to discuss the economic potential of the continent. Despite the economic success of a number of African countries in recent years, two-way trade … Continue reading

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Why the US Trade Policy toward Africa Needs an Upgrade

The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (Aug.5-7) and the African Growth and Economic Development (AGED) Summit in Los Angeles, CA (Aug. 7-9) highlighted the economic potential of African countries. Despite Africa’s high levels of economic growth and positive performance … Continue reading

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U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit a Good Opportunity to Move African Free Trade Area Forward

About 50 African leaders are visiting Washington, D.C. starting today for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. This is the first time that a U.S. president will bring together a number of a African heads of states at a single conference. The … Continue reading

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