Textiles, Liberia

What's Happening at the USAID Trade Hub

Sunday, March 31 2013

Nanabea Adarkwah-Agyapong

Border Information Center opens at the Port of Dakar

105 stakeholders in Senegal participated in the launch of West Africa’s fourth Border Information Center in Dakar. The new center is hosted by the Conseil Sénégalais des Chargeurs (COSEC).


What's Happening at the Trade Hub

Tuesday, October 5 2010

Antonina Bawuah

Women initiate business networks in The Gambia and Senegal


Trade Hub Assisted Exporters

Explore the locations of some of the export ready companies we work with across the region. (N.B. This map was last updated in August 2010.)


Doing Business

African businesses expect significant growth in 2010, a recent survey of African business leaders showed. Trade Hub-assisted export-ready companies reported modest gains, verifying the optimistic views: They generated USD 838,185 in exports through 416 transactions in the last quarter.

Trade Hub helped master artisans at nine companies develop over 25 new product lines during the first quarter of FY 2010, which will debut at the New York International Gift Fair and Ambiente, the largest gift fairs in the U.S. and European markets, respectively, in January and February.


Optimism reigns as business looks to 2010

Thursday, January 7 2010

Joe Lamport

After 2009, business can only get better – at least that’s the view of most business people across Africa according to a recent poll. Optimism is the mood for 2010 as the New Year’s resolutions of a varied group of business community members across the region attest.



Understanding and using AGOA to export to the United States requires governments and companies to fulfill a variety of conditions, including rules on documentation. The Trade Hub works with businesses and government agencies to use AGOA effectively and to develop strategies for specific sectors.


Export Ready Questionnaire

Is your company export ready? Download our questionnaire and email us your completed form if you think you are ready to be listed in our West African Exporters Directory!

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