WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant will lead a U.S. Chamber delegation to West Africa this week for the first time since the launch of the U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) last December.
Brilliant, along with USAfBC President Scott Eisner, will visit Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria over seven days, meeting with leading private sector and government officials to discuss ways to promote bilateral trade, economic growth, and job creation.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced the formation of the U.S.-Africa Business Center (USABC), launching efforts to lead the U.S. business community in a new period of unprecedented engagement with Africa’s regional economic communities, the established African private sector, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce partnered with the World Bank Group to unveil a study of more than 75 world economies, titled Benchmarking Public Procurement 2016, which found that most of the countries have at least one major deficiency in transparency, affecting the ability of private companies to do business with governments in bidding and executing public procurement contracts.
Initiative Aims to Drive Trade Between U.S. and ECOWAS Community
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched today the U.S.-ECOWAS Business Initiative (USEBI), which will serve as a trade and advocacy coalition created through a partnership between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). USEBI will aim to promote trade and strengthen economic and commercial ties between the United States and ECOWAS.
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