U.S.-Africa Economic Relations

U.S., African, and World Bank officials spoke about economic development in Africa and the modernization and renewal of the African Growth… read more

U.S., African, and World Bank officials spoke about economic development in Africa and the modernization and renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). Secretary Kerry spoke about the importance of AGOA to increasing trade in Africa and called for improvements in regional integration and reducing barriers to trade. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman spoke about the benefits of AGOA to U.S-African relations and called on Congress to renew the legislation. African Union Commission Deputy Chair Erastus Mwencha spoke about the importance of the U.S.-Africa partnership.

These were opening remarks at The AGOA Ministerial hosted by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the World Bank auditorium in conjunction with the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held in Washington from August 4-6, 2014, to strengthen ties between U.S. and African leaders. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
320839-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 4, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 5, 2014

Airing Details

  • Aug 04, 2014 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 04, 2014 | 4:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 04, 2014 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 04, 2014 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2014 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 05, 2014 | 3:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2014 | 12:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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