Public Lecture: U.S. economic policy regarding South Africa
Prof. Tryna van Niekerk, acting Dean of the Faculty of Management Sciences at the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) hereby invites you to a Public Lecture.
The guest speaker, Anthony Carroll, Senior Associate at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will discuss the U.S. economic policy implication for South Africa.
The lecture will review Africa's Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and what its renewal mean for South Africa (SA), and whether SA will be competitive with its exports to the U.S. as well as Global Value Chains in a post AGOA with specific reference to SA performance. Specific discussion points:
- What does the renewal of AGOA mean for SA?
- Will SA be competitive with its exports to the U.S. and into Global Value Chains in a post AGOA framework?
- A look at certain measures of global competitiveness: ports, electricity, and innovation.
More information, http://www.cut.ac.za/events/public-lecture-u-s-economic-policy-regarding-south-africa/