U.S.-Africa Business Center is a leader of the U.S. private sector’s commitment to Africa, with the goal of advancing policies that attract greater investment and support trade with our partners throughout the continent.
Since 2009, the U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) has been the preeminent voice advocating for increased trade between the U.S. and Africa, with a focus on leading the U.S. business community into deeper engagement with Africa’s regional economic communities, the established African private sector, and small and medium enterprises from Africa and the U.S. Its relationships with key members of Congress, the administration, and foreign governments open doors for strategic dialogues that advance private sector involvement in Africa.
- Scott EisnerPresident, U.S.-Africa Business Center, Sr. Vice President
- Kendra GaitherVice President, U.S.-Africa Business Center
U.S.-Africa Business Forum: December 14
On December 14, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the Corporate Council on Africa will host the U.S.-Africa Business Forum, a major step in strengthening the U.S. and Africa’s commercial ties.
Join the conversation to #AdvanceWithAfrica at the #USAfricaBizForum.
The U.S.-South Africa Business Council represents U.S. companies from virtually every sector participating in or looking to interact with the Southern African market, aiming to energize both governments and serving as a platform for companies to form lasting partnerships.
Research and reports
This Africa Day, the Chamber recognizes Africa's progress—and calls on us to make the most of the AfCFTA.
Explore our new business guide on Africa with everything you need to know about the continent's growth opportunities.
This Earth Day, the U.S.-Africa Business Center outlines some areas of collaboration in confronting Africa’s climate challenge: financing, scope, and energy, which can underpin solutions addressing the “differentiated realities” within African policy circles.
The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Africa Business Center held its first Africa trade mission of 2023, leading a business delegation to meet with private- and public-sector leaders in Kenya and Tanzania.
Our team outlined six legal questions regarding private capital Investment in Africa.