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 Chamber has led the U.S. business community in a new period of unprecedented engagement with Africa’s regional economic communities, the established African private sector, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
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
- Feb 25, 2021
The future of the U.S. export-driven economy lies in Africa. Sound investment and regulatory policies, coupled with strategic bilateral and multilateral engagements between business and government, represent the most significant opportunity to halt reversals and unlock potential growth in emerging and frontier economies across the continent. The U.S.–Africa Business Center encourages the Biden-Harris administration to move quickly to engage Africa's political and business leadership, opening new doors for U.S. and African workers and enhancing shared prosperity.
Please find the Chamber's Recommendations to the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress on U.S. Policy towards Africa, attached.
- Jul 07, 2020
Washington, D.C. — Scott Eisner, president of the U.S.-Africa Business Center at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today as negotiators virtually gathered in Nairobi to officially begin U.S.-Kenya trade talks:
- Feb 23, 2020
The Economic Guide to Congo is intended to offer a detailed picture of a young, dynamic and ambitious country, whose will to attract investors to boost its economic development is matched by its desire to attain political influence on the international stage, especially in Africa, a continent brimming with aspiration.
- Feb 06, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center today hosted President Kenyatta at its U.S.-Kenya Trade Forum in Washington. President Kenyatta’s visit coincided the announcement that the two countries would soon begin negotiations on a free trade agreement.