Morocco hosts the 14th US-Africa Business Summit

By The Economist| On 07/14/2022 – 13:10 | To share

Morocco is hosting the 14th edition of the US-Africa Business Summit, organized by the “Corporate Council on Africa” ​​(CCA), from July 19 to 22, 2022, in Marrakech. The event, organized under royal patronage, will be held under the theme “building the future together”.

Held for the first time in North Africa, this choice “translates the Kingdom’s commitment to the sustainable development of the African continent and a better integration of its economies into global value chains and testifies to the common desire to reposition Africa in international trade flows, in a context of post-covid economic recovery and reconfiguration of the international economic chessboard”, underline the organizers. The US-Africa Business Summit is an opportunity to enable the strategic positioning of Morocco, the only African country to have concluded a free trade agreement with the United States, as a hub for Africa and a reference economic partner for United States.

For this new edition, a large American government delegation will participate in the event as well as African ministers and decision-makers from the largest American multinationals and African business circles. An opportunity to establish future-oriented U.S.-Morocco-Africa tri-partite business partnerships.

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