7,000 businesses shuttered for price gauging, hoarding
The Ministry of Trade and Industry said some 7,000 businesses have been shut-down. The businesses were found to be hoarding goods, mostly hygienic and sanitary products, and inflating prices on the back of the coronavirus outbreak.
Washington trade expo to facilitate AGOA
Destined to be held in Washington DC, Ethio-US 2020 trade fair is set to facilitate business opportunities for 200 local companies in a bid to revitalize the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) which is drawing to its deadline in five years.
Customs Commission partners Spotlight Communication
A persistent issue in many parts of Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Customs Commission is partnering with Spotlight Communication and Marketing to look at the impact and end contraband to end illegal trade within the eastern part of Ethiopia where the issue has had more impact.
Gov’t to allow foreign companies to import food items
The government of Ethiopia has decided to allow foreign companies to import basic food items including wheat, edible oil and sugar to ease the burden of souring inflation rate.
African Industrialization Week aspires industries feeding CFTA market
The African Union, along with various partners, is scheduled to hold the African Industrialization Week (AIW) in Addis Ababa from November 18-22, 2019.
“Massive” cyber attack crashes African Union’s system
Cyber attackers prey on the African Union, resulting in...
Kenya’s GMO plans disrupted, but Ethiopia pushes forward with testing
The Kenyan government's move to import Genetically Modified Organisms...
Eritrean forces still occupy several woredas and kebeles in Tigray, officials
They demand to ensure the sovereignty of the country...
Tigray disarmament reaches “critical stage”, 85% heavy weapons surrendered
- AU team plans to visit Humera and western...