Morocco hosts Ethiopian trade mission

Published March 26th, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

Morocco is playing host to a trade mission from Ethiopian, which arrived in the country on March 22 for a weeklong visit. According to Ethiopian delegation members, the purpose of their trip is to forge increased economic cooperation between the two countries. 

 

The Ethiopian delegation includes six officials from the country’s agency for export promotion, and nine members of the Ethiopian business community. The private sector representatives taking part in the Ethiopian delegation deal in meat, leather, coffee and table oil commodities. 

 

During their visit, the Ethiopians were scheduled to meet with the Moroccan ministers of agriculture, rural development, water and forestry, and also with officials from the customs and tax authorities. They also will be meeting with representatives of the Moroccan business sector.  

 

Ethiopia's external trade sector is dominated by agricultural exports such as coffee, processed and semi-processed hides and skins, live animals, pulses, oil seeds and vegetables. Manufactured exports are minimal. — (Albawaba-MEBG)

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