An Opportunity to Deepen Trade and Investment between the United States and Namibia

Op-Ed by Ambassador Randy Berry “The United States is all in on Africa.” President Biden affirmed during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit last December. The future is Africa. On example is its youthful population: The median age on the continent is nineteen.  By 2050, one in four people in the world will be in Africa. The ... Read More»

Remarks by Jessica Long, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires at the USAID TradeHub Event

Good afternoon! It is a pleasure to be here with you for this event showcasing and celebrating the successes achieved through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s six-year TradeHub program. The U.S. Government prioritizes creating jobs in Namibia through growing Namibian exports to the United States and other countries, increasing U.S. investment in Namibia, and ... Read More»

USAID and Trade Industry Showcase Successes in Namibia

Windhoek – Today, the Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States to Namibia Jessica Long and representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), together with the Namibian Government, reflected on the past six years of the Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub (USAID TradeHub).  The event in Windhoek brought together stakeholders ... Read More»

Namibia Launches AGOA Strategy to Increase Tariff-Free Exports to the United States

Windhoek – Today, U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson joined Minister of Industrialisation and Trade Lucia Iipumbu to officially launch Namibia’s African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Utilization Strategy. The strategy seeks to increase Namibia’s exports under the AGOA program, which allows Namibia to export over 6,400 products tariff-free to the United States. This joint effort to ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Johnson at MeatCo’s Launch of Beef Exportation to the U.S.

Good Morning!  Thank you for inviting me to join you here today. On behalf of the United States, I would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to MeatCo on the dispatch of your first consignment of Namibian beef to the United States. MeatCo’s high-quality beef product has enabled Namibia to become the first country in Africa ... Read More»

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson at the AGOA Public Launch

One of my top priorities as U.S. Ambassador is to increase U.S.-Namibia trade and investment in order to create prosperity for both our countries. Since 2000, the African Growth and Opportunity Act, known as AGOA has served as the cornerstone of U.S. economic engagement with Africa. AGOA has helped create hundreds of thousands of jobs ... Read More»
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