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Ethiopia to host 2013 AGOA Forum

The Government of Ethiopia, in conjunction with the US Government, will host the 2013 U.S.-sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum, also known as the AGOA Forum, 12-13 Aug. in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

A joint statement from the two governments said the theme of this year’s AGOA Forum is “Sustainable Transformation through Trade and Technology.”

The Ministerial-level event will include a high level dialogue on the future of U.S.-Africa trade and economic cooperation.

The Forum will be preceded by private sector and civil society programmes, as well as a programme arranged by the Ethiopian African Women’s Entrepreneurship Programme (AWEP), 10-11 Aug.

The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), in collaboration with the Ethiopian Chambers of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (ECCSA), will also organise a U.S.-sub-Saharan Africa Trade Exhibition concurrently with the Forum events.

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is the U.S. Government’s signature trade initiative with sub-Saharan Africa, with the aim of expanding trade and investment between the US and sub-Saharan Africa.

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