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US to help Africa meet export quality

Published on August 28, 2015

Kenya's plans to grow exports to the US have received an expertise boost following a pledge by a senior American government official.
US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield has said her government is seeking to help African manufacturers improve the quality of their products. This, she said, will ensure they meet the required standards for the American market and help the continent tap into the recently renewed trade agreement. Goods manufactured in African countries, including Kenya, fell short of the required export quality and were therefore unable to benefit from the African Growth Opportunity Act (Agoa). Read more. Source | Standard Digital