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Financial institutions amass 3.8 bln birr profit

Three state owned financial institutions under the supervision of the Public Enterprises Holding and Administration Agency (PEHAA) have bagged a combined 3.8 billion birr profit before tax in the first quarter of the fiscal year, the agency said.

Gov’t requests 27.9 bln birr additional budget

The Government of Ethiopia has tabled a request for a supplementary budget close to 27.9 billion birr before the House of People’s Representatives (HPR). The latest request comes four months before the current fiscal year ends and is an additional federal budget to the current year [2012 E.C] which amounts to 387 billion birr.

Ethio Lease to mechanise the agriculture sector

The first foreign-owned leasing company, Ethio Lease, yesterday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Agriculture and the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) enabling it to lease agriculture machineries to ATA sponsored farmers’ mechanisation centres.  

DFC chief visits Ethiopia  

The Chief Executive Officer of the United Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Adam Boehler visited Ethiopia this week and held a meeting with sections of the leadership including Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), on how to support the slew of reform initiatives on the nation’s developmental goals.

MPs approve USD 700 mln loan agreements

In its third regular session, the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has approved financial agreements worth some USD 700 million, the Ethiopian government had signed with various countries and multilateral organizations.