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.
Leadership and staff
- President, U.S.-Africa Business Center, Sr. Vice President
- Vice President, U.S.-Africa Business Center
- Executive Director, U.S.-Africa Business Center
- Manager, U.S.-Africa Business Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
- Associate Manager and Sustainability Lead, U.S.-Africa Business Center
- Senior Advisor, 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
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Vice President of African Affairs and President of the U.S.-Africa Business Center Scott Eisner today met with His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, the newly elected President of Ghana, to discuss ways to strengthen the bilateral economic relationship between the U.S. and Ghana.
This report uses a model to quantify the economic impact of full liberalisation of cross-border ICT services rules globally by creating an open, competitive marketplace. The report examines a group of eight globally important markets from a diverse range of economic development, including Brazil, the European Union, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Nigeria, Turkey, and Vietnam. Our findings demonstrate across the board benefits.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center today hosted Nigerian Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment H.E. Okechukwu E. Enelamah for a roundtable discussion with U.S. business executives. The conversation focused on enhancing the trade and investment relationship between the U.S. and Nigeria.