U.S. Africa Leaders Summit
President Barack Obama welcomed leaders of 49 countries in Africa to Washington, D.C. for a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit from August 4-6, 2014. The event, the first of its kind, was the largest that any U.S. President has held with African heads of state. A major priority of the Summit was to advance the United States focus on trade and investment in Africa. For detailed information, see the White House web page.
Upcoming Massachusetts Bilateral Trade and Development Forum
Christopher D. Jackson, President of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transnational Strategic Alliance, Inc. has announced that SATSA will hold its first Massachusetts Bilateral Trade and Development Forum in Fall, 2014. The forum will focus on business and investment opportunities in selected countries of Sub-Saharan Africa. Workshops will be tailored to investors as well as exporters of goods and services.
The one-day event will be presented in collaboration with the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment and the U.S. International Trade Administration, Boston Office.
Check back soon for further details.