Africa trade, investment summit underway in Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa, June 6, 2023 (FBC) – Africa trade and investment summit has kicked off today in Addis Ababa with the aim of promoting trade and investment opportunities in Ethiopia in particular and in the African continent in general.
Opening the summit, CEO of Investment Center of Africa, Abdinasir Turky said the summit is pivotal to exchange information, and discussing on trade and investment opportunities in African countries as whole.
Africa is the land of opportunities where creating conducive environment is crucial to unlock such opportunities, he pointed out.
Strong business environment partnership is also instrumental to realize the continent’s economic ambitions, he noted.
State Minister of Industry Hassan Mohammed for his part mentioned the reform agenda which has been key in easing doing business in Ethiopia.
‘Let Ethiopia Produce’ movement is also one of the recent initiatives which is being undertaken by the government to promote the ample investment opportunities in the country, he indicated.
Invest in Ethiopia’s manufacturing, mining, agriculture and other emerging sectors and opportunities and economic challenges shaping Africa’s future are among the points of discussion at the one-day summit.