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This post originally appeared on the Africa Syndicate Blog on September 10, 2016.By all accounts, international trade is in trouble >>> Read More
- Where is International Trade headed and what does it mean for Africa?
As we welcome the New Year, it is time for the African continent to take stock of developments in international >>> Read More
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On January 21, 2014, the White House announced the first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC to take place on >>> Read More
African markets are growing rapidly at unprecedented rates and U.S. companies are being encouraged to make investments and do business there. In fact, six of the world’s ten fastest growing economies are in Sub-Saharan Africa. Africa is a continent of diverse resources and opportunities but doing business there also poses compliance and business risks. To be successful, companies engaged business activities on the continent must conduct due diligence and address such risks. In addition, U.S. Congress will consider the renewal of the African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA), which is set to expire in September 2015. AGOA provides duty preference into the U.S. market for most products coming from Sub-Saharan Africa. If renewed, what will the new AGOA look like? The Suarez Firm can help in analyzing the opportunities and addressing the risks.