East Africa is becoming recognized among top consultancies as the next frontier for U.S. businesses and investments.
Nassau County, Florida – With 230 million consumers and a regional GDP of over $114 billion, East Africa is becoming recognized among top consultancies as the next frontier for U.S. businesses and investments. The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is the centerpiece for US trade policy with Africa that aims to enhance trade through liberalized trading policies. The East Africa Community’s (EAC) mission is to widen and deepen economic integration in order to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.
DATE/TIME: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 – 11:00 am CST (12:00 pm EST)
LOCATION: Participate from your home or office computer
- . Agribusiness – Agriculture remains one of the largest sectors in East Africa
. Information and communication technologies – Liberalization in this sector has brought foreign investment and opportunities for U.S. manufacturers
. Medical -U.S. manufactures are in excellent position to increase market share due to U.S. technical competitiveness.
. Renewable energy – Renewable alternative energy sources are needed to meet growing power demands
. Infrastructure – Governments are increasing investments into improving infrastructures
You will hear from Commercial Officers located at the U.S. Embassies in East Africa. They will provide you with market intelligence and answers to your questions during a highly focused and interactive webinar setting.
Who should attend?
International marketing and sales directors and managers, as well as those focused on business development in Africa.
How to participate:
The audio component of the webinar is accessed through a standard telephone line. The visual component is accessed through an internet connection. After registering and receipt of payment we will provide you with a toll free number and a web link to log on.