|President of the United States, Donald Trump
government has said that it was currently looking for African
countries that would be interested in bilateral free trade agreements with it.
and Negotiation, told Journalists in a teleconference that it was a big deal
for the US to be looking towards Africa.
be interested in having bilateral free trade agreements with us.
the things that I would like to point out is that this is a kind of big
deal for us, to be looking at countries in Africa for possible free trade
targeting meetings with the African Union to discuss the future of the
US.-Africa trade relationship.
determine which ones make sense, both in terms of capacity, readiness, and all
of those things,’’ he said.
the African country or countries his government might start negotiations with
on the proposed bilateral free trade agreements.
at discussing the benefits of biotechnology with African countries and the
rest of the world.
agriculture, health, and many other sectors in Africa.
changes in plants or animals to improve outcomes in agriculture or health,’’ he
Haas said that the US government was deeply committed to increasing food
security in Africa by embracing technology, modernising policies, as well as
coordinates US trade and investment policy for the 49 countries of sub-Saharan
investment policies and objectives in the region.
services in sub-Saharan Africa and to facilitate efforts to bolster African
economic development through increased global, regional, and bilateral trade.
Sub-Saharan Africa presents many opportunities for US businesses as an
emerging market for American exports.
were in sub-Saharan Africa according to the IMF.
Trump Administration’s vision to pursue bilateral free trade agreements with
sub-Saharan Africa that could serve as model for others in the region.
were $25.38 and $26.54 billions, respectively.