The Angolan official, who was speaking at a lecture at the Atlantic Council in the US capital, said it was an opportunity for US companies to invest in Angola.
The Angolan Government plans to privatize, by 2022, at least 195 companies, under the Privatization Program (PROPRIV).
The aim of this program is to boost job creation in the country, especially those that eventually stop or work at “slow pace”, increasing their competition and efficiency in the Angolan economy.
For some state-owned strategic companies, such as Sonangol, TAAG and the alike, the World Bank-supported privatization program will be partial.
Trading between the two countries reached US $ 3.4 billion at the end of 2017, with Angola exporting products valued at US $ 2.6 billion and the United States of America around US $ 800 million.