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Despite tensions with the US, the Africa summit hailed progress.

Biden, other speakers stressed that any action would be taken with African leaders. Negative predictions evaporated in the face of international bonhomie at summit. U.S. provides more foreign aid than any other country, but as a percentage of wealth, this nation ranks near bottom. At the first U.S.-Africa Space Forum, officials celebrated Nigeria and Rwanda as first African signatories to space agreement. African space industry valued at $19.49 billion in 2021, according to CGD. Trade between China and Africa expected to reach $254 billion by 2021, a 35 percent increase.