Despite the country facing shortages in wheat supply, 2300 metric tons of wheat import stored at the Port of Djibouti for more than five months, has been exposed to contamination, The Reporter has learnt. The import is thought to be worth around USD one million.
The recently established customs law enforcement entity, theFederal Custom Commission, has sent around 1,410 new recruitsto the Federal Police to receive trainings before their deployment to all custom stations across the nation, The Reporter has learnt.
WifagMabrouk General Trading, a new entrant to the Ethiopian wheat market along with its local agent Aplas Importer Plc, have managed to give a lowest offer of USD 108 million (3.04 billion birr) for the supply of 400,000 metric tons of wheat.
The Public Procurement and Property Administration Agency has barred Promising International Trading Co. Dmcc – a major supplier of wheat to the Ethiopian market – from participating in any bidding process in the country with the decision coming into effect for the coming one year, The Reporter has learnt.