Department of Commerce (USA) News

Penny Pritzker, US Commerce Secretary, at the US-Africa Business Forum

Africa Summit Set the Stage for US Business. Now What?

As the dust settles after the U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit that took place in early August in Washington, a clearer picture is emerging of what it achieved.

Penny Pritzker, US Secretary of Commerce

Obama's Africa Summit, the largest event ever held by a US President with African heads of state: Q&A with Pritzker and Bloomberg

In the first week of August, U.S. President Barack Obama will convene the inaugural U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington D.C., an unprecedented gathering of African business and political leaders and heads of state.