Manufacturing

Ethiopia: Turkish Textile Companies Planing to Invest in Ethiopia

Turkish textile and garment companies are planning to move their factories to Ethiopia, with the assistance of Ayka Addis Textile and Investment Group, a Turkish company that made the same move three years ago.

Ayka submitted a proposal for the relocation of several Turkish textile and garment companies to the Ministry of Industry which has been already accepted. Add a comment Add a comment

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Yangfan Motors Expanding its Assembly Plant in Ethiopia

Yangfan Motors P.L.C., a Chinese based Company, is to expand its vehicle assembly plant in Ethiopia at a cost of US$4.2 million.

The company has been assembling vehicles during the past four years in Ethiopia. Yangfan Motors signed agreement on Thursday for purchase of its assembling and manufacturing facility with Eastern Industry Zone located in Dukem, Oromia Regional State.

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Sugar Corp. to Launch Dam Construction for Sugar Development

Construction of an irrigation dam for the 4.8 billion Ethiopian Birr Wolkayit Sugar Development Project will be launched soon, the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation said.

Project manager with the corporation Amenay Mesfin told journalists that the dam will enable to develop sugarcane on 50,000 hectares of land. Add a comment Add a comment

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Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Establishing a Textile Processing Plant in Ethiopia

Kanoria African Textiles PLC, a subsidiary of India based  Kanoria Chemicals & Industries, is establishing a denim fabric manufacturing factory in Ethiopia, the first of its kind in East Africa.

The company will erect the factory on a 153,000 sq m plot squired on lease in Bishoftu town of Oromia Regional State, 44 km southeast of Addis Ababa. when construction is completed in January 2014, the factory will have a capacity to produce 12 million meters of denim annually. The factory will also create 350 jobs, mainly for Ethiopians. Add a comment Add a comment

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