Brussels will host the Ethiopian end EU trade forum on May 14 and 15, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the African nation confirmed on Monday in a statement.
The event, organized by the European Commission, aims to boost private sector investment in the Ethiopian economy and, based on those transactions, foster the country’s trade with European companies.
According to the report issued in Addis Ababa, agricultural processing, clothing products and leather exploitation, pharmaceutical industry and the breakthrough of information and communication technologies are some of the areas on which they will be focused debates, exhibitions and exchanges.
In Brussels, the main administrative headquarters of the European Union, the presence of businessmen and officials of both sides is expected, including the Finnish politician Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Employment, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness.
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