Washington, DC — H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President, Republic of Kenya and H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President, Republic of Ghana, gave opening remarks and took part in a fireplace chat moderated by Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Senior Vice President, Albright Stonebridge Community.
President Kenyatta confused the promise and significance of the proposed U.S.-Kenya Free Commerce Agreement, with negotiations location to initiate July 7, 2020. He emphasised the importance of Africa’s inside of most sector in leading economic enhance, pointing to Kenya’s efforts to adopt extra commerce-pleasant rules and regulations to give a enhance to this enhance.
President Akufo-Addo said that the Ghanaian authorities has adopted a “Complete of Ghana” technique to combating the pandemic, which involves a $250 million coronavirus alleviation program to give a enhance to SMEs, decrease job losses, and stimulate economic revitalization.
Panel Discussion on Sustaining Regional and Bilateral Commerce Put up-COVID
Day 4 of the Forum explored how commerce and commerce in Africa occupy been suffering from COVID-19. Panelists talked about the long bustle and possible affect of the African Continental Free Commerce Agreement (AfCFTA) and of U.S.-Africa commerce arrangements; the importance of partnerships between the U.S. and African authorities, inside of most sector and multilateral stakeholders; and the importance of intra-African commerce, manufacturing, aviation, and the digital economic system.
See the Paunchy Panel Discussion Right here