BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE – Experts and senior government officials FROM EASTERN African countries have met in Asmara, Eritrea, for the first time from November 5 -7, 2019.
BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE – Asmara, Eritrea – The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement signed by African leaders on March 21, 2018, can create two million jobs every year and doubles growth of the continent, a UN official said today.
Kenya and Ethiopia set to explore bilateral grain trade opportunities and investments to bridge cross border trade gap and enhance food security.
A forum by the Nairobi – based Africa Logistics Properties (ALP), discusses logistics challenges in East Africa mainly supply chain.
The government of Ethiopia needs to get 15 years of preparation in order to impliment the flat / similar trade tariff proposed by the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCFTA) deal, a government offcial says.
Ethiopia has earned $318 million from the export of flowers and other horticulture products in the concluded fiscal year, which ended July 7, 2019.
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, launches once weekly freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam as of August 16, 2019.
Ethiopia has imported close to 81.8 billion birr (around $2.82 billion) fuel during the fiscal year concluded July 7, 2019, said Ethiopia Petroleum and Supply Enterprise (EPSE).
Zing Coffee, a local company engaged in coffee business, announced that it is set to introduce refrigerated and non-alcoholic coffee to Ethiopian market.
Ethiopia’s export performance which has been declining since 2012, has dropped by $170 million for the fiscal year concluded July 7, 2019 as compared to the previous year.
The total number of vehicles Ethiopia has imported and registered last year (the fiscal year ended July 7, 2019) has surpassed the amount the country imported the previous year by 30,834 vehicles.