Restrictive Ethiopia cuts an economic dash – BBC News

Image caption A locally managed shoe factory is giving Chinese competitors in Ethiopia a run for their money “I retired at 24,” says Samuel Alemayehu, as we look out over the vast,... Read more »

GlaxoSmithKline Considers Ethiopia As a Strategic Country for Investment in Africa

Dr Allan Pamba, GlaxoSmithKline’s Vice-President, Pharmaceuticals, East Africa and Government Affairs, Africa, said on Thursday (February 12) that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) considered Ethiopia as one of the strategic countries in Africa for its... Read more »

Qatari Investors to Launch U.S. $500 Million Investment in Ethiopia

President Mulatu Teshome met with a Qatari business group led by Sheikh Fahad Ahmed M T Al Thani on Friday (January 16). The President said Qatari investors would benefit a lot by... Read more »

Ethiopia feels China’s huge presence

Bloomberg Ethiopians work in a shoe factory operated by Huajian Group, which manufactures footwear for the US market, outside Addis Ababa. Huajian, in partnership with the China-Africa Development Fund, intends to invest... Read more »

Turning Ethiopia Into China’s China

Ethiopian workers walking through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes’ factory outside Addis Ababa in June chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. The company’s president, just arrived from China,... Read more »

Why ‘Made in Ethiopia’ Could Be The ‘Next Made in China’

By Tom Gara CONNECT Workers at a factory in Hangzhou, China, making national flags for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images China’s was once known as cheapest factory floor on... Read more »

Ethiopia Building 10 New Sugar Factories to Become Leading Exporter

(Bloomberg) — Sugar Corp., Ethiopia’s state-owned producer, said it started building 10 new factories and is inviting private investment as part of a plan to become one of the world’s 10 biggest... Read more »

Ethiopia: Authority Closes Two Cement Factories

Allafrica : Addis ababa Huwaei Plc and Debresina Business Industries were banned from manufacturing cement on Friday, January 21, 2011, after the Ethiopian Quality and Standards Authority (EQSA) found their products to... Read more »

Ethiopia: A year old glass factory cuts production

A year old Chinese glass factory, Ethiopia Hansom International, has had to suspend production due to a lack of demand, according to sources. The factory established by CGC Group and the China-Africa... Read more »

Ethiopia : Country’s biggest textile factory launches integrated production

By Hayal Alemayehu AYKA Addis Textile and Investment Group, the biggest textile factory in Ethiopia, launched an integrated production on Thursday in a ceremony attended by Prime Minster Meles Zenawi. Having come... Read more »