A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is an agreement between two or more countries to facilitate trade and eliminate trade barriers. On 6th February 2020, the United States and Kenya announced the launch of negotiations to conclude a comprehensive and reciprocal FTA that would be the first of its kind between the United States and a sub-Saharan African country. The FTA is intended to cover various areas, including goods market access, technical barriers to trade, agriculture, industry, digital trade and investment, and intellectual property.

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