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
- Nov 08, 2019
The story of U.S. investment in Africa is often overshadowed by the large sums of foreign capital arriving from China, the EU, and Turkey. We hear billion-dollar figures being tossed around, but it is hard to pinpoint who exactly is benefiting from these large investments. However, when the American private sector invests in a market, it is for the long haul and directly benefits the people of Africa, providing much-needed skills transfer, job creation, and certainty.
- Nov 05, 2019
Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center announced plans to revitalize its U.S.-South Africa Business Council with the intent of doubling American commercial investment in the region by 2025. The announcement was made during the South Africa Investment Forum with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
- Nov 04, 2019
KENYA – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center honored H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, with the Center’s Outstanding Leaders Award. The U.S.-Africa Business Center presented the award in recognition of the President’s exemplary leadership in economic engagement and empowerment in the East Africa region.