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Ethiopia eyes Middle East market for agricultural products

Ethiopia targets countries in the Middle East for its agricultural products and live animals export, the Ministry of Trade disclosed. Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) are the countries the government eyes for its export destinations, Yeshak Tekaligne, Director of Bilateral and Regional Trade Relation and Negotiation told ENA. These countries are the largest destinations for Ethiopia’s agricultural products, with Saudi Arabia and UAE receive 35 and 17 percent of the country’s exports destined in the region respectively.

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Nation Plans to Build Expressways in Major Congested Areas

Ethiopia plans to build expressways into the major congested areas of the country in order to solve the traffic overcrowding, the Ethiopian Roads Authority said. This was disclosed at the experience sharing workshop on Expressway Development and Management held here today between Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) and its Chinese counterpart.

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PM Urges Attitudinal Change, Institutional Capacity Building in Construction Sector

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said challenges in the construction sector could be resolved by bringing attitudinal change and ensuring institutional capacity. Speaking at the closing session of the National Construction Industry Conference today, the PM explicated the stand of the government in the industry to the participants drawn from six professional associations.

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Italian, Greece companies assessing opportunities in Ethiopia

Italian and Greece investors are in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, to assess business and investment opportunities and discuss with Ethiopian counterparts on possible partnerships. Companies engaged in floriculture, coffee, leather, mining and energy are taking part in the Ethio- Italy/Greek joint business forum, which was kicked off here yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Ethiopian State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dewano Kedir expressed hope that the forum would create opportunity for the companies to work in partnership.

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American Company to Build Electric Car Assembly Plant in Ethiopia

The first ever electric car assembly plant in Africa is going to be built in Ethiopia. President Mulatu Teshome held here today discussion with America’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Patricia M. Haslach, and Global Electric Transportation Ltd. Chief Executive Officer, Ken Monter, at the national palace.

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Over 90 Percent of Tendaho Irrigation Dam Completed

More than 90 percent of the construction of Tendaho irrigation dam, which is being built with an outlay of over 5.3 billion birr, is completed, according to Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy.

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Adama II wind farm to be completed in June

The Adama II wind farm that will generate 153mw power from wind will be fully completed this Ethiopian fiscal year, project official said. Of the total 77 turbines installed so far, 20, each with a capacity of 1.5mw, have started to generate electricity, resident engineer, Tahgot EndeMariam told ENA.

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METEC manufacturing railcars for Ethiopia’s railways

METEC manufacturing railcars for Ethiopia’s railways The Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC) announced that it has started production of railcars aiming to substitute them locally. The locomotive industry under the corporation has commenced the manufacturing of the railcars after finalizing the design and the prototype, Major Nigusu Solomon, head of the locomotive industry told ENA.

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Entrepreneurs awarded for positive impact on economy, environment

The United Nation Development Program (UNDP) awarded six Ethiopian entrepreneurs said to sustain positive impact on the economy, community, environment, and society. The winners awarded with money amounting from 5,000 to 20,000 USD. The entrepreneurs get the award in entrepreneur of the year, environmental sustainability, young female and male entrepreneur, rural entrepreneur, small and medium enterprise entrepreneur of the year.

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Using Alternative Ports Proving Beneficial to Nation:Businesspersons and Maritime Authority - See more at: http://www.ena.gov.et/en/index.php/economy/item/476-using-alternative-ports-proving-beneficial-to-nation-businesspersons-and-maritime-authority

Using alternative ports to enhance the growing import and export of Ethiopia will increase the economic benefits of the country, according to some importers and exporters. Importers and exporters using the port of Djibouti claimed that they have been exposed to unnecessary costs and delay as 90 percent of the country’s import and export is transacted through this port only. The government has therefore been working to speed up the country’s international trade by using alternative ports, according to the Ethiopian Maritime Authority.

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Welcome to FDRE Government Communication Web Portal

GCAO’s launching of a Web Portal- is yet another forward step on the communication front that more than ever underscores government commitment to transparency and accountability to citizens of Ethiopia on many levels. Not least in accurate and timely   dissemination of information to the general public, that conversely ensures government responsiveness to public feedback.   No better high-tech medium could fully express government endeavor to establish good governance, efficient service delivery and real-time information which not only enhances public trust in state institutions but also fosters an enabling environment for informed decisions.

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