For the first time, Australia and Russia have agreed to supply a total of 500,000 metric tons of wheat to Ethiopia for USD 150 million, on a state to state level agreement, in which the majority of the purchase order undertaken by Australia.
With a view of improving filming and documentation of legislators in session, the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has awarded a private company to deliver a 24 million birr worth HD cameras, to go on air in a few months, The Reporter has learnt.
The Public Procurement and Property Disposal Service (PPPDS) has awarded two companies, GEM CORP Commodities Trading SA and AGRO CORP International PTE LTD to supply 600,000 metric tons of wheat at the price of USD 116.53 million (3.38 billion birr), The Reporter has learnt.
The Public Procurement and Property Disposal Service (PPPDS) awarded GM Corp, a London based company to supply 400,000 metric tons of wheat at the price of 97.73 million (2.73 billion birr), The Reporter has learnt.
The government of Ethiopia is in the process of buying a 5.2-billion-birr medicine in fear of potential epidemic outbreak at camps where Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) are sheltered. This was disclosed at a press briefing by the head of Prime Minister’s Press Secretariat, Nigussu Tilahun on Thursday May 10, 2019.
Despite the depleting national wheat stock, the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) is contemplating to cancel an earlier wheat supply contractof 400,000 metric tons at USD 108 million (3.04 billion birr), which was awarded to WifagMabrouk General Trading and its local partner Aplas Importer Plc, a little over a month ago, The Reporter has learnt.
Months after it was awarded to supply 400,000 metric tons of wheat with USD 108 million (3.04 billion birr), WifagMabrouk General Trading and its local partner Aplas Importer Plc,have failed to proceed with the supply after the signing of the contract, The Reporter has learnt.