Answering America’s                             Business Challenge in Africa                                           SSA...
Overview    1   Introduction    2   SSAFTA Mission    3   Operations Concept    4   Sector Examples    5   Conclusion     ...
IntroductionSeveral factors are converging to make a compelling argument for increasing America’s trade and investment pr...
South Sudan and America -friends helping each otherBenefits to South Sudan      Benefits to America South Sudanese owned ...
SSAFTA Mission      ...to promote jobs,            economic         development,           educational     opportunities, ...
Key to our mission is our MOA with      South Sudan Chamber ofCommerce, Industry, and Agriculture             © 2011 SSAFT...
Operations Concept           © 2011 SSAFTA
Sector ExamplesPartnership opportunities are ready today!     Energy     Health Care     Construction     Agriculture...
Energy - SolarSouth Sudan Business          American Business South Sudanese teams         Export opportunities for  tra...
Not this…                            But this!            © 2011 SSAFTA                10
Energy - WindSouth Sudan Business         American Business Local skills improvement    Export opportunities for  for in...
Health CareSouth Sudan Business          American Business Local skills increased in    Export medical equipment  the la...
Not this…Butthis!                 http://www.mmicglobal.com/MobileSurgeryUnit        © 2011 SSAFTA
Construction - RoadsSouth Sudan Business              American Business South Sudanese                   Opportunities t...
Not this…                                                            But this!            http://www.megadeckrigmats.com/t...
Construction - BuildingSouth Sudan Business                American Business Building materials                 Machiner...
AgricultureSouth Sudan Business         American Business Small and large-scale       Equipment and  farming            ...
EducationSouth Sudan Business             American Business Private, for-profit             Technical school  technical ...
TourismSouth Sudan Business         American Business Hospitality enterprises     Travel agencies Travel guest services...
SSAFTA is readyTo seize these opportunitiesFor our country partners   South Sudan   Canada   United States    …for th...
South Sudanwelcomes American     business                         The time is right                           for SSAFTA  ...
info@SSAFTA.org          www.SSAFTA.org                  SSAFTA is a registered 501(c)6
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SSAFTA Corporate Presentation

  1. 1. Answering America’s Business Challenge in Africa SSAFTA South Sudan-American Friendship and Trade Association Partnerships for Market Growth and Opportunity Development in the new nation of South Sudan October 2011SSAFTA is a registered 501(c)6 non-profit organization
  2. 2. Overview 1 Introduction 2 SSAFTA Mission 3 Operations Concept 4 Sector Examples 5 Conclusion © 2011 SSAFTA
  3. 3. IntroductionSeveral factors are converging to make a compelling argument for increasing America’s trade and investment presence in Africa.The SSAFTA concept is simple. A trade association can provide critical linkages between small and midsize businesses with markets that they do not have the time and/or resources to develop. © 2011 SSAFTA
  4. 4. South Sudan and America -friends helping each otherBenefits to South Sudan Benefits to America South Sudanese owned  Export opportunities for and operated companies U.S. manufactured Expand existing business products New enterprise start-ups  Expansion opportunities Reliable products and with South Sudan labor services from America  Consulting service sales Jobs, jobs, jobs… to South Sudan private for South Sudanese and public sectors workers  Jobs and revenues for American companies © 2011 SSAFTA
  5. 5. SSAFTA Mission ...to promote jobs, economic development, educational opportunities, and public/private exchanges between South Sudan and America © 2011 SSAFTA
  6. 6. Key to our mission is our MOA with South Sudan Chamber ofCommerce, Industry, and Agriculture © 2011 SSAFTA 6
  7. 7. Operations Concept © 2011 SSAFTA
  8. 8. Sector ExamplesPartnership opportunities are ready today!  Energy  Health Care  Construction  Agriculture  Education  Tourism © 2011 SSAFTA
  9. 9. Energy - SolarSouth Sudan Business American Business South Sudanese teams  Export opportunities for trained in electrical and American know-how, solar installation products and services New and expanded  Attractive market enterprises by Diaspora conditions: no power grid; and local entrepreneurs lots of sunshine Energy solutions "Demand and incentives in critical delivered to schools, …markets have fallen, leaving a glut of supply." clinics and offices NPR - "Solar Titan Faces Funding Worries After Solyndra" by PETER ODOWD © 2011 SSAFTA
  10. 10. Not this… But this! © 2011 SSAFTA 10
  11. 11. Energy - WindSouth Sudan Business American Business Local skills improvement  Export opportunities for for installations and American-manufactured servicing products and services Opportunities for local manufacturing in South Sudan Efficient energy delivery for remote locations © 2011 SSAFTA
  12. 12. Health CareSouth Sudan Business American Business Local skills increased in  Export medical equipment the latest treatments and  Pharmaceutical exports technologies  Bio-technology solutions Improved health and service opportunities conditions among the  Retail OTC supply sales citizens of South Sudan  Rapid response mobile Better response to needs medical facility sales of remote villagers Retail OTC outlets © 2011 SSAFTA
  13. 13. Not this…Butthis! http://www.mmicglobal.com/MobileSurgeryUnit © 2011 SSAFTA
  14. 14. Construction - RoadsSouth Sudan Business American Business South Sudanese  Opportunities to export construction companies American equipment and Year-round commerce specialty construction with improved roads materials during rainy season The Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Avoidance of disputes Interstate and Defense Highways… must caused by off-road surely be the best investment a nation traffic diversions and ever made. “40 Years of the US Interstate Highway System: An Analysis” infringements Wendell Cox & Jean Love for the American Highway Users Alliance © 2011 SSAFTA
  15. 15. Not this… But this! http://www.megadeckrigmats.com/temporary-roads-and-ground-protection-mats.php 15
  16. 16. Construction - BuildingSouth Sudan Business American Business Building materials  Machinery and equipment manufacturing export opportunities Increased productivity  Business management Warehouse construction consulting services and storage Wholesale and retail sales Existing and new transportation http://www.globalmachinemarket.com/Block_Machines/Level_III.html companies © 2011 SSAFTA
  17. 17. AgricultureSouth Sudan Business American Business Small and large-scale  Equipment and farming machinery manufacturers Crop diversity Increased yields Sustainable food support from local sources Agricultural exports to east African countries Jobs, jobs, jobs… © 2011 SSAFTA
  18. 18. EducationSouth Sudan Business American Business Private, for-profit  Technical school technical training institute  Laboratory equipment Increased skills for more manufacturer effective local workforce  Teaching materials publisher Private technical training works in the U.S., why not in South Sudan? © 2011 SSAFTA
  19. 19. TourismSouth Sudan Business American Business Hospitality enterprises  Travel agencies Travel guest services  Export accommodation Restaurants & cafes furnishings and products Road, air, river  Equipment and gear transportation companies manufacturers Salon and spa services Adventure guide services Culinary school © 2011 SSAFTA
  20. 20. SSAFTA is readyTo seize these opportunitiesFor our country partners  South Sudan  Canada  United States …for theFor our members development of South Sudan …for the  Individual American  Business economy  NGO 20
  21. 21. South Sudanwelcomes American business The time is right for SSAFTA 21
  22. 22. info@SSAFTA.org www.SSAFTA.org SSAFTA is a registered 501(c)6

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