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AfCFTA secretary-general: U.S. must take ‘whole of Africa’ approach to trade

August 1, 2022 at 12:58 PM
The U.S. must develop a new trade policy with Africa that engages the continent as a whole, according to the secretary-general of the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat, who says the U.S.’ current trade initiatives with the continent lack sufficient ambition. “The fact is that the U.S. is behind the curve in terms of really taking advantage of the opportunities in Africa,” Secretary-General Wamkele Mene said during a July 21 speech at the 14th U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Morocco,...

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