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Ethiopia’s grain market in danger?

Afrik : Desalegn Sisay A yellow wheat rust epidemic, a form of wheat fungus, is devouring crops in three major wheat-growing regional states of Ethiopia. Nonetheless, a grain shortage on the Ethiopian... Read more »
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Ethiopia Ranked 144 out of 179 on 2011 World economic freedom index

Heritage.org :- The Heritage foundation and The wall street journal annual world Economic freedom index ranked Ethiopia on 144 out of 179 countries. Ethiopia’s economic freedom score is 50.5, making its economy... Read more »
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Ethiopia inflation rises to 14.5 pct in December

Reuters: ADDIS ABABA Jan 14  – Ethiopia’s annual inflation jumped to 14.5 percent last month from 10.2 percent in November after a steep rise in food and non-food prices caused in part... Read more »
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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 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 »

Ethiopia’s June inflation dips to 7.3 pct

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s year-on-year inflation rate slowed slightly to 7.3 percent in June from 7.4 percent in May, although food prices continued to rise, its statistics office said on Thursday.... Read more »