USTR 02/26 press release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and trade ministers from the East African Community (EAC) marked a milestone for Trade Africa today; signing a Cooperation Agreement that will increase trade-related capacity in the region and deepen the economic ties between the United States and the EAC.
More than 50 African companies traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada in mid-February to participate in the premier U.S. apparel trade show, Sourcing at MAGIC. The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub sponsored eight companies, including companies from Madagascar, which recently regained its African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) status and is hoping to return to its position as a top AGOA exporter.
Are you interested in East African Community integration and competitiveness? So are we. Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI), an international development company that manages the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub, is currently accepting applications for the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub Senior Agricultural Trade Expert and Value Chain Development Specialist, based in Nairobi.