Trade Disputes

Reuters/Gary Cameron - Representatives from various African nations gather at the opening session at the AGOA Forum during the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington August 4, 2014.

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Renewing and Expanding Trade Opportunities in Africa

August 7, 2014, Miriam Sapiro

Miriam Sapiro discusses the strong bipartisan support in Congress for renewing the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and expanding trade opportunities across the continent, following the first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

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