12 African Leaders Set To Attend US-AFRICA Summit

By Olumide Oyekunle

12 African leaders, over 1000 American and African private sector executives. Who is going and who is not?

Organizers hope to bring more than 1,000 American and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials, and multilateral stakeholders. The aim will be to open up the African market to US Investors in the wake of recent Chinese resolute incursions.

Corporate Council on Africa, in conjunction with the government of Mozambique, will host the 12th US-Africa Business Summit this year in Maputo with at least 12 African presidents expected to grace the event. The event will take place from June 18 to 21.

In 2016, the African Business Forum, organized raised $ 9.1 billion in trade and investment transactions between the United States and African countries. By 2025, there will be about 1.52 billion people in Africa (2.4 billion by 2050) and a market of $ 5.6 trillion.

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