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Ambassador Kirk Speaks About U.S.-Africa Relations, Meets With South African Minister of Trade Rob Davies

Ambassador Kirk met this afternoon with South African Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies, who was in Washington to attend the U.S.-Africa Business Summit. At the Summit, Ambassador. Kirk and Minister Davies served together on a panel that discussed U.S.-Africa trade and investment.

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Afterwards they met to discuss issues related to bilateral U.S.-South Africa trade, including South Africa's participation in the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) preferential trade program. They also discussed the WTO's ongoing Doha Round negotiations.