Washington DC – The US-Africa Business Center of the US Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) commit the Biden-Harris Administration to host the US-Africa Leaders Summit and Business Forum in Washington, DC, December 13-15, 2022 appreciated. The announcement was made in a virtual opening statement by Vice President Kamala Harris at CCA’s recent US-Africa Business Summit in Morocco. The CCA and the US Chamber are partnering to support the Africa Business Forum, the summit’s official private sector stakeholder forum, which will enable US and African business and government leaders to drive meaningful economic and commercial dialogue as part of the summit. Will call
Scott Eisner, President of the Chamber’s US Africa Business Center, said: “The US Chamber has made advancing strong trade and investment ties with Africa a top priority, and we are delighted that the Biden-Harris administration also deeply understands the importance The Chamber knows firsthand how important it is that governments and business need to work together, given the power of trade and commerce to unlock a strong business component, innovation, partnership and empowered workforce for the Summit. challenges. The Chamber looks forward to partnering with the Administration and CCA to advance the agenda of the Africa Business Forum, which we hope strengthens US economic engagement with Africa. would be an important step towards
CCA President and CEO Florigel Lisser commented, “As a leading American trade association specifically focused on linking US and African business interests, CCA was honored that our US-Africa Business Summit held Provided the platform for 2,200 private and public announcements. Sector attendees. The CCA looks forward to partnering with the US Chamber of Business to jointly convene the private sector as part of the Summit’s Africa Business Forum and investment will help spur progress toward a relationship that unlocks opportunity and growth for both the Americas and Africa.