AGOA Forum 2023: Navigating economic, political and geopolitical dynamics in Africa

  During the 20th  African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum held from 2nd  to 4th November calls for the renewal of the trade partnership echoed through the halls of discussions and deliberations. As the expiration date approaches in September 2025, the urgency to extend

AGOA vs STIP: Which way for Kenya-US Trade Agreements?

The fate of the US-Kenya Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership (STIP) signed by the two countries in August this year is shrouded in a cloud. When regimes change, priorities also change. Under President Trump, Kenya started negotiating a bilateral Free Trade Agreement that would survive

Whitman’s appointment as envoy expected to boost US-Kenya strategic trade and investment partnership

Kenya is a recognized trade hub in the continent, and has been viewed as an important strategic partner of the United States. This is evident from the nomination and recent approval by the US Senate of former CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and eBay, Margaret

FTA Series – Part 4 : Unpacking the US-KE Free Trade Area Agreement

Although Kenya may not feature as one of the top ten importers for the US market, the textile and apparel industry has the potential to alleviate the unemployment crisis in the country