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Ethiopia Earns 57 Million Birr from Leather Products

Ethiopia secured more than 57 million Birr in revenue from the export of leather and leather products in the last two quarters according to the Leather Industry Development Institute.

The revenue was secured from the export of various value-added products including clothes, footwear, and leather gloves as well as finished leather and other leather articles said Berhanu Serjebo, Director of Corporate Communication of the Institute.

The institute had targeted to obtain at least 109.2 million Birr from the export of leather products over this period according to Berhanu. The Ethiopian government is working hard to make use of the country's leather resource through raising awareness among the public he noted.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency