The Ethio-chamber International Trade Fair envisaged to promote Ethiopian made goods and services in Ethiopia and abroad.

The 10th edition of the Ethio-chamber International Trade Fair, from October 26 to 30, will be held under the theme “Buy Ethiopian”, the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations said Thursday.

According to the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, the trade fair, to be held in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, mainly aimed at promoting Ethiopian products/goods and services so as to contribute to the development of competitive local industries and business sector.

The association further indicated that the trade fair will incorporate various activities that envisage to attract investment to the east African country. The event is also expected to transfer new technologies, innovations and experiences from foreign companies to their local counterparts.

Over 180 exhibiting companies, including 54 international companies from 11 countries, are expected to display their products and services in Ethiopia’s largest trade show, the association announced.

This year’s edition of the trade fair will also welcome a 150-member Moroccan delegation, who are expected to take part at the Ethio-Morocco Business Forum and a business-to-business (B2B) session, it was indicated.

The Ethiopian government also aims to promote its products in foreign market in a bid to achieve its target in the manufacturing sector. Ethiopia is building industrial parks across the country so as to realize its vision towards economic development and become the manufacturing hub of the African continent. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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