U.S. Announce Trade Talks with Kenya
In a February 6 press release, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that President Trump is intending to initiate trade agreement negotiations with the Republic of Kenya.
“Kenya is a recognized leader across the continent, an important strategic partner of the United States, and there is enormous potential for us to deepen our economic and commercial ties,” said United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. “Under President Trump’s leadership, we look forward to negotiating and concluding a comprehensive, high-standard agreement with Kenya that can serve as a model for additional agreements across Africa.\
The announcement came while the U.S.-Kenya Trade and Investment Working Group held its third meeting in Washington this week.