19 U.S. Code § 3702 - Statement of policy

Congress supports—
(1) encouraging increased trade and investment between the United States and sub-Saharan Africa;
(2) reducing tariff and nontariff barriers and other obstacles to sub-Saharan African and United States trade;
(3) expanding United States assistance to sub-Saharan Africa’s regional integration efforts;
(4) negotiating reciprocal and mutually beneficial trade agreements, including the possibility of establishing free trade areas that serve the interests of both the United States and the countries of sub-Saharan Africa;
(5) focusing on countries committed to the rule of law, economic reform, and the eradication of poverty;
(6) strengthening and expanding the private sector in sub-Saharan Africa, especially enterprises owned by women and small businesses;
(7) facilitating the development of civil societies and political freedom in sub-Saharan Africa;
(8) establishing a United States-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum; and
(9) the accession of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.


(Pub. L. 106–200, title I, § 103,May 18, 2000, 114 Stat. 253.)

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