A U.S. delegation will meet with representatives in Kenya next month for the first negotiating round under the Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Assistant United States Trade Representative Connie Hamilton will lead the delegation of representatives from several other government agencies. The meeting will take place April 17-20 in Kenya.
The two countries announced the launch of the Strategic Trade and investment Partnership in July. In a joint statement, they identified initial issues including agriculture; anti-corruption; digital trade; environment and climate change action; good regulatory practices; micro, small, and medium enterprises; promoting workers’ rights and protections; supporting the participation of women, youth, and others in trade; standards collaboration; trade facilitation and customs procedures; and services domestic regulation.