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Op-Ed on Africa by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Michael R. Bloomberg

File Photo Op-Ed: Africa Could Be the Great Economic Success of This Century 09/21/2016 09:53 AM EDT By Penny Pritzker and Michael R. Bloomberg Over the last eight years, America has written a new chapter in our relationship with Africa. Under President Obama’s leadership, we have worked to transition our support for the continent from […]

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Commerce Sec. Pritzker Appoints New Advisory Council to Advance President Obama’s Business Priorities for Africa

Office of Public Affairs Department of Commerce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 20, 2016 U.S. SECRETARY OF COMMERCE PENNY PRITZKER APPOINTS NEW ADVISORY COUNCIL TO ADVANCE PRESIDENT’S BUSINESS PRIORITIES FOR AFRICA WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the appointment of 23 private sector leaders to the second President’s Advisory Council on […]

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African Women Participate in TechWomen 2016

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 8, 2016 Nearly 90 women from 19 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia will arrive in the United States next week for the U.S. Department of State’s TechWomen exchange program. These women leaders in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields […]

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President Obama to Participate in 2nd U.S.-Africa Business Forum

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2016 Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Participation in the Second U.S.-Africa Business Forum The President will participate in the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies, on September 21, 2016 in New […]

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Government of Tunisia Issues $500 Million Bond with U.S. Guarantee

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 5, 2016 Today, the Republic of Tunisia successfully closed on its offering of a $500 million sovereign bond issuance guaranteed by the United States of America. This loan guarantee, following earlier guarantees in 2012 and 2014, underscores the enduring and strong commitment of the United […]

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U.S.-Angola Strategic Energy Dialogue in Washington

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 1, 2016 The U.S. Department of State’s Energy Resource Bureau welcomed a delegation from Angola for the third installment of the U.S.-Angola Strategic Energy Dialogue. The Minister of Petroleum of the Republic of Angola, Jose Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, and the Minister of Energy and […]

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U.S. Official’s Remarks at Road to GES: MENA Event in Cairo

Remarks Ziad Haider Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs Cairo, Egypt June 1, 2016 As prepared Welcome! Ahlan wa sahlan! Thank you Dr. Kamel for your kind introduction and for supporting this event. I would also like to take a moment also to thank Professor Ayman Ismail for […]

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South Africa Reopens Market to U.S. Animal Products

Office of Communications Department of Agriculture Washington, DC U.S. Beef Arrives in Recently Reopened South African Market WASHINGTON, May 16, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today confirmed that the first shipment of U.S. beef recently arrived in South Africa following the reopening of the South African market earlier this year. “The arrival […]

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Under Sec. Sewall Speaks on Women’s Role in Overcoming Egypt’s Economic and Security Challenges

Photo: State Department Twitter Account Remarks Sarah Sewall Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights American University of Cairo Cairo, Egypt February 10, 2016 Hello everyone. Salaam Alaykum! Thank you Dr. Shahim for the introduction and to the American University of Cairo for inviting me to speak with you all today. Before I […]

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U.S. Ambassador Michael Froman Speaks at “Beyond AGOA” Hearing

Photo: White House UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Washington, D.C. For Immediate Release January 28, 2016 Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman at the “Beyond AGOA” Hearing Washington, D.C. January 28, 2016 *As Prepared for Delivery* On behalf of USTR, I would like to welcome our distinguished guests and friends participating in today’s hearing on policy recommendations […]

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