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Long Description for Performance Indicator: Level of Two-Way Trade Between the United States and Sub-Saharan Africa


Bureau of Resource Management
Report
May 10, 2010

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Performance Indicator Target and Results Summary for 2007-2011
Performance Indicator 2007
Results
2008
Results
2009
Target
2009
Results
2009
Rating
2010
Target
2011
Target
Level of Two-Way Trade Between the United States and Sub-Saharan Africa (Excluding U.S. Energy-related Imports) $26.5 billion $33.5 billion $37.0 billion $24.3 billion Red: Below target.
Below target
$40.0 billion $45.0 billion
Impact(s): Reduced international trade will likely slow economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa. The decline in international trade, and economic activity in Africa overall, will present a strong challenge to achieving U.S. goals on the continent.
Steps to Improve: Elevate foreign assistance and diplomatic efforts to improve private sector investment through international agreements aimed at opening markets.

 




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