Ethiopia to establish enterprise to coordinate textiles sector

Textile Industry Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Textiles Industry Development Institute announced plan to set up a national enterprise aimed at addressing challenges related to shortage of raw material supply. Institute Director-General, Sileshi Lemma, said that the Enterprise will help create linkage between cotton producers and textile industries. The Enterprise will have the mandate to purchase, sell and […]

President Encourages American Investors to Engage in Textile & Garments Sector

President Mulatu Teshome (left) and Mr. Mark Green Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (ENA) - The durable peace and favorable investment environment in Ethiopia have caught the attention of western investors, according to American investors.President Mulatu Teshome held talks on Tuesday with American investors engaged in textile and garments sector.Delegation leader of the US investors team, Vice President of Philip -Van Hansen Company (PVH) , Mr. Mark […]

Turkish Company to undertake 1 Billion Birr textile expansion, to add 13,000 Jobs

The expansion will create an additional 13,000 jobs and take the production capacity up to 100%. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ayka Addis Textile & Investment Group is undertaking an almost one billion Birr expansion on six hectares of land. This could see its exports tripling to 150 million dollars and its employees increasing by around 13,000. […]

Ethiopia: emerging on the sourcing skyline

Move over Bangladesh, make way for Ethiopia. Following the latest buzz around Ethiopia as an emerging textile and apparel sourcing country, one may indeed think that Ethiopia is headed the Bangladesh way. FashionUnited has taken a closer look at the country’s parameters. Like Bangladesh, Ethiopia has a high population and is with 93.8 million people […]

Part One: Ethiopia a rising star for sourcing garments

Ethiopian Textile Ethiopia is fast becoming a rising star for sourcing garments. The country’s efforts to build its textile and garment industry and offer competitive prices have attracted a growing number of new buyers in recent years. Michelle Russell takes a closer look at the growth taking place in this developing market and what it has to […]

Ethiopian apparel producers to seal $10 million deal with US buyers

Origin Africa Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Some four apparel and textile producers are set to wrap up a USD ten million deal with three to four U.S. big-time buyers in a matter of weeks, according to a senior representative of USAID Compete, a USAID initiative which organizes Origin Africa, a yearly textile and apparel trade show in […]
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