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Oromia to unveil ETB 1.2 billion khat trading centers in coming weeks.

The Oromia Trade Bureau has finalized the construction of three khat trade centers with a price tag of 400 million birr apiece. Regional trade officials expect the facilities to start operations in the coming month, and all farmers, suppliers, and exporters of the stimulant leaf will be obliged to conduct transactions using the trade centers.

National Bank of Ethiopia

Central bank to undertake digital currency study

The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) is set to initiate the study in June under instructions from the macroeconomic team led by Girma Birru, according to the latest HGER detail matrix covering three years leading up to 2026.

Ministry Looks To Involve Private Investors In Ailing Railway Transport

Ministry Looks To Involve Private Investors In Ailing Railway Transport

Officials at the Ministry of Transport and Logistics are considering permitting private sector participation in railway freight transport as a means to cut market commodity prices.

Ethiopian Coffee Flavor Profile

Ethiopian Coffee Flavor Profile

The ideal higher elevations in Ethiopia certifies all of their green coffee to be labeled as Strictly High Grown (SHG) / Strictly Hard Bean (SHB).

Top 10 Electronics Exporters by Country 2022-23

Top 10 Electronics Exporters by Country 2022-23

The Electronics Industry is made up of companies that manufacture, design, assemble, and service electronic products. These products consist of materials, parts, components, subassemblies, and equipment that use the principles of electronics to perform their major functions.

Drop in global coffee prices forced Ethiopia to default on $133 million contracts

Ethiopian coffee exporters have defaulted on 394 coffee export contracts since October 2022. The exporters say they have no choice but to breech their contract because the international coffee price has dropped below the local price in Ethiopia, slashing the profit margin they had anticipated