Opinion pieces

08. Aug 2014

The US-Africa Summit

The US-Africa Summit was criticised for its focus on trade, yet it was far more ambitious than that. The media has portrayed the US-Africa Summit as a road show for trade, an opportunity for the United States to play catch-up to China. Yet, the opposite is true: The summit did cover more than trade and African economies profit from the opportunities created by the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Find our take in the first issue of our Current Issues series.

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