This is an ambitious but realistic & practical way to enhance AGOA by not just ensuring prompt and seamless renewal of U.S. market access provisions for African imports, but also promoting a level playing field for U.S. investment in Africa and encouraging American participation in sub Saharan Africa’s regional infrastructural development.

T.A.S.P. is specifically meant to highlight the fact that Africa and the U.S. are separated by the South Atlantic, while countries participating in the Trans-Atlantic and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are in the North Atlantic and in the Pacific, respectively.