Posted: February 13, 2013
Featuring an interview with Paul Brenton, the World Bank’s Trade Practice Manager for Africa, and a review of the success of the USAID Trade Hub’s access to finance strategy, the USAID Trade Hub’s monthly newsletter, Tradewinds, was delivered to more than 12,000 subscribers. www.watradehub.com/tradewinds
Posted: October 11, 2011
The United States-Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce invites investors and business professionals to a networking cocktail Oct. 14, 2011, at Circle Bistro at the One Washington Circle Hotel in Washington, D.C.
To RSVP for the Business Networking Cocktails please email the US-SL Chamber of Commerce at abomah [at] usslcc [dot] org [dot] sl and visit its website at www.usslcc.org.sl Limited Seating Available.
Posted: March 21, 2011
The USAID Trade Hub’s Home Décor & Fashion Accessories Advisor assisted Senegalese producers in selecting products for the International Contemporary Furniture Fair May 14-17 in New York City. Organic cotton textiles and soft furnishings – pillows, curtains and table cloths – were among products identified. www.africa-now.org
Posted: August 6, 2010 - updated on November 9, 2010
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.)
Posted: May 22, 2010 - updated on July 5, 2010
West Africa's internet access costs are some of the highest in the world. The reason is the virtual monopoly on internet traffic from the region - the Sat3 submarine cable which links West Africa to Europe.
Posted: May 18, 2010 - updated on January 28, 2011
Sierra Leone’s AGOA Committee and the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency have drafted a national export strategy. AGOA Services Manager Abou Fall trained 65 business managers (16 women) in the law’s provisions.
Ghana’s Minister of Trade and Industry established a National AGOA Implementation Committee to work on a strategy for Ghana to better benefit from AGOA’s trade advantages in the shea, cashew and apparel sectors.