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Okonjo-Iweala: U.S. must step up trade policy, supply chain efforts in Africa

July 22, 2022 at 8:30 AM
The U.S. is “playing catch-up” in its engagement with the African continent, World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told U.S. lawmakers on Thursday, saying the U.S. must seize opportunities to expand trade and build resilient supply chains with African countries. “If the United States wants to lead a multilateral approach to support Africans in realizing the continent’s potential, it needs to move from an aid mindset to a trade and investment mindset,” the WTO director-general said during a roundtable on...

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