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Furniture expo returns to Millennium Hall

With Ethiopia becoming increasingly dependent on the importation of furniture products from abroad, the Furniture and Interior Expo (FINTEX) returns to the Millennium Hall on May 2, 2019. The three-day event is set to welcome international industry players to the capital.

Turkish hospitality brand eyes Ethiopian market

With Turkish investment and influence on the rise, Ethiopia is set to have a Turkish brand name hotel in the capital by 2020. This also complements a furnishing brand the Turkish based Serdur Group plans to introduce in the nation at the same time.

IKEA eyes Ethiopian market for sourcing

At the opening of a photo exhibition at the Addis Ababa Museum, an initiative of the Swedish Embassy in the capital, its ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union, Torbjörn Pettersson, announced IKEA, a Swedish furniture giant; the top furniture seller in the world is “seriously” considering sourcing from Ethiopia.