A large delegation of Chinese corporate leaders from the Shandong region has visited Ethiopia this week. Headed by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade of Shandong Sub-Council, the delegates met with their counterparts in Ethiopia and held a Shandong Ethiopia Business Forum in the capital.
During a two-day Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) regional Trade Forum on the Horn of Africa, the European Union (EU) has pledged it will grant Africa with EUR 40 billion to help create 10 million jobs.
The Economist Events, an entity within The Economist Group that runs the The Economist magazine and The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), is set to come back once again to Addis Ababa to organize and hold a “Global Illicit Trade” summit by the end of June.
The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has approved a draft legislation for the establishment of Petroleum and Petroleum Products Supply and Distribution Regulatory Authority. First tabled before the House in April this year, entitled, ‘a Proclamation to provide for the Establishment of Petroleum and Petroleum Products Supply and Distribution Regulatory Authority, was referred to the Trade and Industry Affairs Standing Committee for further revision.
Set to showcase and complement the growing influence of China within the country, the 3rd China Trade Week (CTW) is set to be launched in Addis Ababa inside the Millennium Hall. The three-day event is set to highlight and promote the work of Chinese producers and manufacturers looking to do business in Ethiopia.
On the eve of its ratification in Ethiopia, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA) has moved closer to its implementation phase with expert’s discussion held in Gabon to review the guidelines for preparing implementations.
The 3rd edition of the international trade show, agrofood&plastprintpackof Ethiopia, scheduled to take place from 09-11 May, 2019, is said to be the biggest exhibition ever to be hosted in the country, The Reporter has learnt.