Chinese firm to build 220 mln USD textile plant in Ethiopia – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — A cornerstone laying ceremony was held on Tuesday in Ethiopia’s eastern city, Dire Dawa for a textile plant that will be built with an investment of... Read more »

Chinese companies keep investing in Ethiopia – Business

ADDIS ABABA – As Ethiopia strives to become the manufacturing hub of Africa, more and more Chinese companies are showing an interest in investing in the east African country. The latest Chinese... Read more »

Ethiopia plans $271-million earning from textile exports

Textile workers in Ethiopia File Photo Ethiopia has earned $89.3 million and created 17,000 jobs in the textile sector during fiscal 2016-17 and the country plans to earn $271 million from textile exports and create 30,000... Read more »

Can Ethiopia be Africa’s leading manufacturing hub?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCan Ethiopia create enough jobs for its growing population? With Ethiopia having the second biggest population in Africa, it is under growing pressure to... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Textile and Garment Exports Remain Disappointing

August 13, 2017 – Ethiopia’s textile and Garment sector export revenue during the Ethiopian Fiscal Year 2016/17 that ended on July 8 only achieved a third of planned revenue. Ethiopia earned 89.3... Read more »

Ethiopia: Industrial Parks Luring More Investment, Jobs

By Tesfaye Lemma The manufacturing industry, particularly the textile sector, in Ethiopia is laying a significant foundation to industrial development. It has been attracting celebrated and well known top international firms. Efforts... Read more »

Ethiopia sets sights on $30bn apparel exports

Hailemariam Desalegn Leonie Barrie CorrespondentEthiopia is raising the bar on its garment and textile ambitions, targeting exports worth $30 billion by 2025: a huge goal for a country whose annual shipments currently sit... Read more »

Indonesian textile industry facing competition from Ethiopia – Business

The government’s effort to lure textile manufacturers away from China to the archipelago is facing a rising threat from East African country Ethiopia, which is offering companies a competitive cost structure. Under an... Read more »

Ethiopia: Boosting Export for Currency Earning

editorial Agriculture is the mainstay of the Ethiopia’s economy and plays a crucial role in creating employment opportunities for about 80 per cent of the population. It contributes 45 per cent for... Read more »

Chamber Research Blasts Government Procurement

By Fasika Tadesse Authorities dismissive of it as one-sided, but admit gaps in system A week after of the 11th Public Private Consultation Forum (PPCF) focusing on challenges of the manufacturing sector... Read more »