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Ethiopia: Government shuting down price cap violator businesses

Reuters: * Addis Ababa set caps for 17 commodities * 103 businesses already shut down ADDIS ABABA, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has penalised retailers and suppliers in the capital who raised... Read more »

Kenyan exporters to Ethiopia face massive losses

The Standard :By Luke Anami Kenyan exporters could lose millions of shillings after Ethiopia, a key market, implemented price controls on major food and non-food items, mostly imported from Kenya. In what... Read more »

Ethiopia: Government plans price control on more products (Video)

Ethiopia plans to impose price controls on more products as it tries to curb inflation that is being fuelled by a lack of competition in the Horn of Africa country, a Trade... Read more »
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The Futility and Damaging Effects of Ethiopian Government Price Control

By Seid Hassan Professor of Economics Department of Economics and Finance in Murray state university I. INTRODUCTION The government of Meles Zenawi announced that it was imposing price caps on select merchandize... Read more »
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Ethiopian Government Fixes Commodity Retail Prices

The Ethiopian government announced today it has fixed retail prices of 17 commodities in Addis Ababa market. In a discussion prepared for some 500 business firms at the Prime Minister’s office this... Read more »
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Ethiopia: Crouching lions, hidden dragon

The baggage lounge at Addis Ababa’s Bole airport is filled with activity as the Ethiopian Airlines flight from Beijing arrives. Young Chinese men, casually dressed in flannel trousers and shirts, gather around... Read more »
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Ethiopia export earnings up 64 pct in Q1 2010/11

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s export earnings rose 64 percent to $563.39 million in the first quarter of the 2010/11 fiscal year, lifted by higher coffee and leather sales,... Read more »