Ethiopia Eyes Middle East Market for Agricultural Products

Addis Ababa March 11/2015 Ethiopia targets countries in the Middle East for its agricultural products and live animals export, the Ministry of Trade disclosed.

Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) are the countries the government eyes for its export …


Packaging Giant Tetra Pak Eyeing Ethiopia for Investment

Tetra Pak, one of the world’s biggest foods packaging company, is looking for investment opportunities in Africa. Ethiopia is on the list of countries the company is keen on exploring for a possible venture.

The company will send a high …



South African Private Sector Invited to Invest in Ethiopia

The NEPAD Business Foundation in partnership with the Ethiopian Embassy in South Africa and the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce, recently led an outbound trade mission to Addis Ababa which ran from 2 to 6 June 2014. The five-day investment tour …


Saudi Billionaire to Invest $100 in Ethiopia Farm

Saudi Star Agricultural Development Plc, an Ethiopian company owned by billionaire Mohamed al-Amoudi, plans to invest $100 million in a rice farm in western Ethiopia next year to kick-start the stalled project.

The company leased 10,000 hectares (24,711 acres) in …