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Belgian Men’s Clothing Maker Considers Ethiopia

Published on: Mon, 2014-02-03 00:00

Belgian company, Celio International, is looking into opening a textile and garment factory in Ethiopia. Celio, which specializes in men’s clothing, came to Ethiopia on January 12, 2014 as part of a trade mission, Capital reported.

Addis Prefab Prosecutor Given More Time To Review Pleading Documents

Published on: Sun, 2014-02-02 00:00

The Federal High Court has adjourned the serious fraud charge filed against two of the six founders of the Addis Prefab Houses Manufacturing Industry S.C – Fikremariam Alemu and Yosef Asegedom – until, February 4, 2014. This decision came following a request from the prosecutor for more time to review pleading documents, Fortune reported.

Domestic Engineering Continues To Be Trapped in Bottlenecks

Published on: Sun, 2014-02-02 00:00

Despite the emphasis the government has placed on the contribution of the manufacturing industry in realizing its growth & transformation plan (GTP), local engineering companies complain of bottlenecks. Such issues include the large pile up in stock, the absence of an automotive policy and a lack of transparency in government auctions, among others. These are deemed to be constraining their competitiveness in the market, Fortune reported.

Israel To Finance Wolkayit Sugar Project

Published on: Sat, 2014-02-01 00:00

An Israel construction company, Natifa, secured a loan to be used to finance the Wolkayit Sugar development project from an Israeli bank, The Reporter reported.

Leather Common Waste Disposal System To Be Constructed In Modjo

Published on: Sun, 2014-01-26 00:00

The Leather Industry Development Institute (LIDI) will start building a common waste disposal system in Modjo town, 71 km from Addis Abeba, for the 31 tanneries in Ethiopia.All of them are expected to move there within three years time or set up their own disposal systems, Fortune reported.

Omo Kuraz Sugar Development Project Benefiting Pastoralists In The Area

Published on: Sat, 2014-01-25 00:00

The Omo Kuraz Sugar Development Project, which is underway in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples National Regional State, is one of the sugar development projects carried out by Sugar Corporation, WIC reported.

GE Plans To Establish An Assembly Plant In Ethiopia

Published on: Sat, 2014-01-25 00:00

The US-based manufacturing giant, General Electric (GE), is planning to establish a medical equipment assembly plant in Ethiopia, The Reported reported.

Government Industry Zone Attracts Major Foreign Companies

Published on: Sat, 2014-01-25 00:00

Several multinationals are vying to be part of the new government-developed industrial zones that are being established in Addis Ababa, and in other areas around the country, The Reporter reported.

Turkish Company Invests 1.2 bln Birr In Textile Sector

Published on: Thu, 2014-01-23 00:00

The Turkish textile factory MNS Manufacturing P.L.C. has launched the first phase production of carpet, towel and bathrooms, polyester, fiber-line home furniture (spring mattress and sofa) investing of over 1.2 billion birr, WIC reported.

Kombolcha Encloses 1,000 Hectares Of Land For Industry

Published on: Thu, 2014-01-23 00:00

Mayor of Kombolcha town Abere Abera said the town is working to enclose 1, 000 hectares of land for industry; the municipality will give over 450 million Birr compensation for house holds residing at the industry zone, he said, FBC reported.


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