About Us

 

USACC at a glance:

At 25 years old, the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce (USACC) is both the oldest and the only organization devoted exclusively to promoting U.S. trade and investment in Angola, and Angolan economic development. USACC provides business-oriented services and events for its members, offering a degree of in-depth contacts and expertise on Angola not found in any other organization. The U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of trade and investment between the United States and Angola. The Chamber was established in 1990 and has a membership of over ninety corporations, associations, non-profit organizations, and interested individuals.

Our Mission:
USACC believes that Angola has the potential to be one of Africa’s most prosperous countries. USACC’s goal is to put the private sector at the forefront of Angola’s development. Trade and investment create jobs and provide many other benefits to the citizens of Angola and the United States, as well as other participating organizations.

Achieving our mission:

To promote trade, investment and Angolan economic development, USACC assists members to identify and respond to business opportunities; hosts Angolan officials and private sector representatives visiting the United States; supports the development of the Angolan private sector; sponsors trade missions to Angola; represents the views of the private sector to officials in both governments; keeps members informed about changes in laws, regulations, policy and economic conditions; organizes trade and investment seminars in Angola and the United States. USACC is well-positioned to provide a quick, practical and effective response to the needs of members. In addition, USACC assists members to obtain visas and document authentications for Angola.

 

Staff:

 

President:

 

Maria da Cruz

 

U.S. Office

 

Program Associate:

 

Kenga Benghy Ngonda

 

Angola Office

 

Managing Director:

 

Pedro Godinho

 


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