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Ethiopia working aggressively to finalize its accession to WTO, implement AfCFTA
Ethiopia is aggressively working to finalize its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the coming three years, Minister of Trade and Regional Integration, Gebremeskel Chala remarked.
Ethiopia cautious over potential revenue losses under AfCFTA
Ethiopia’s trade negotiators are taking cautious steps to minimize revenue losses from the impending full implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Ethiopia to commence AfCFTA trial implementation soon
Ethiopia will begin the trial implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement soon, according to Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration.
Abyssinian launches legal dispute against State JV partner in Ethiopia
Mining corporations have taken steps to issue a notice and dispute and request for negotiations to the Ethiopian government over concerns at measures taken against Abyssinian’s investments in the Kenticha lithium and tantalum project in the country.
Ethiopian ambassador to Pakistan stresses preferential trade agreement between both countries
Ethiopian Ambassador to Pakistan Jemal Beker Abdula visited the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce today and said that a preferential trade agreement between Pakistan and Ethiopia is indispensable for the promotion of mutual trade.
Ethiopia among AfCFTA $1bln adjustment fund recipients
Ethiopia is one of the African countries that will benefit from Afrexim Bank’s USD one billion package to recoup any losses incurred as a result of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
US removes Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from AGOA trade programme
US removes Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from duty-free trade programme over alleged rights violations and recent coups.
Why US is suspending Ethiopia, Mali, Guinea from Free-Trade Deal
In response to human rights violations, the United States announced this week that it plans to suspend Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from duty-free access to American markets as of January 1.
A turning point for Dubai-Africa trade
Dubai’s trade with Africa has grown by leaps and bounds over the last decade, thanks to several important developments that have established new business links between the emirate and promising markets across the continent.
What’s going on between African nations and the EU?
African leaders still have incentives to maintain the partnership between the two continents, not least because of the trade links and development assistance Europe offers. But they also have a strong interest in revising that relationship.
Kenya eyes duty-free access to South Korea market
Kenya is engaging South Korea for a trade deal that will see reduction or complete removal of duty on exports to the Asian country, mainly on coffee and agricultural produces.
Ethiopia wins major International Court case against Israeli firm ICL
The Hague based Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) passed its final judgment on Friday rejecting the Israel based mining company’s, Israel Chemical Limited (ICL) compensation claims filed against the government of Ethiopia.
Turkey seeks preferential trade deal with Ethiopia
As bilateral trade between Turkey and Ethiopia is rising, Turkey indicated the need for a preferential trade agreement.
Canada, Ethiopia to start negotiating investment agreement: Trudeau
Prime Minister Trudeau brought the promise of an investment agreement with Ethiopia, as he continued his bid to get African votes for Canada‘s attempt to win a United Nations Security Council seat.
African free trade agreement one country closer to reality
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is nearing reality as only one country is left to ratify the Agreement for the deal to reach the 22 countries required for the Agreement to effectively come into force.
Karuturi contemplates legal recourse for loss in Ethiopia
Karuturi could sue the government of Ethiopia at international tribunals on the basis of violations of the Bilateral Investment Protection Agreement India and Ethiopia have signed on.
UAE and Ethiopia sign agreement to protect and encourage investment
Addis and Abi Dhabi have signed a comprehensive agreement providing "significant incentives and privileges for foreign investment" from the United Arab Emirates in Ethiopia.
Karuturi challenges Ethiopia decision to cancel farm project
Karuturi Global Ltd., one of the largest investors in Ethiopia’s farm industry, is challenging the termination of its project, claiming the government broke the terms of its agreement with the company.
Egypt, Ethiopia negotiate FTA procedures between 2 countries
Egypt negotiated with Ethiopia on Wednesday over procedures to establish a Free Trade Area in Ethiopia, according to head of the Industrial Development Authority Ismail Gaber.
Stopping the corporate power grab — it’s not all just about TTIP
In the rush to oppose TTIP we mustn’t lose sight of the context in which the deal is being negotiated — the hundreds of bilateral treaties that give corporations the right to sue in secret ’trade courts’.