Toronto, Canada - According to the US department of commerce, the United States has a $37 billion in total (two ways) goods trade with SubSaharan Africa countries during 2015. Goods exports totaled $18 billion; Goods imports totaled $19 billion. The U.S. goods and trade deficit with SubSaharan Africa countries was $1 billion in 2015.
We are excited to invite you to the first edition of the Trade With Africa Business Summit in Bentonville (Arkansas). You will join global business leaders, innovators, investors and change agents driving digital acceleration, sustainable agriculture, global trade and women empowerment on the continent of Africa at the inaugural Trade with Africa Business Summit 2018 in Bentonville, Arkansas on May 10th & 11th
This event will ignite a fresh dialog that educates and showcases effective strategies for increasing trade between the U.S. and African countries. The event also positions the state of Arkansas as a favorable destination for African business & political leaders looking to create partnerships with the U.S. Bentonville, Arkansas is the hometown of Walmart, the world’s leading retailer, and is a thriving trade and economic hub and therefore a perfect location to establish new trade opportunities.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
• Business leaders interested in importing from or exporting to Africa • African looking to showcase their export items • U.S. & African government leaders that foster global trade • Buyers • Technologists, Supply Chain Service Providers with solutions that support trade (Transportation, Logistics, Packaging e.t.c) • “Africans in the diaspora”, not-for-profit organizations and friends of Africa looking to connect with the region.
“Toyin from Nazaru is a trail blazer and her passion to making an impact in Africa and abroad is contagious. We are excited and proud to support this event. At KASI, we are looking to empower global businesses with tools that will make their products competitive in Africa but also globally." says Yannick Lefang, Co-founder & CEO of KASI Insight.
For more information visit www.tradewithafricabusinesssummit.com
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