17th March 2020

On 17th March 2020, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) notified Congress of its intent to begin negotiations with Kenya as required under the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) at least 90 days before negotiations commence

  • The USTR outlined four goals for the agreement

    • To serve as a model for future US FTAs in Africa

    • To contribute to regional integration efforts

    • To build on AGOA objectives

    • To expand US trade and investment ties with Africa