US Confronting Barriers To Africa Trade: Commerce Official

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 4:21 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Department of Commerce trade official said Wednesday that the Obama administration has reallocated resources and manpower to key sub-Saharan African countries like South Africa and Ghana to increase trade with and investment in the region, despite challenges ranging from political differences to competition from other countries.

Testifying at a Senate Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Francisco Sanchez said that sub-Saharan Africa is rife with promise for American exporters but noted that there are certain ongoing concerns, including human...
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