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Ethiopia displays textile prowess at African trade expo
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Oct '17
Ethiopia displays textile prowess at African trade expo
Ethiopia is hosting Africa's main trade show for cotton, textile, apparel, home and technology industries this year. The African Sourcing and Fashion Week from 3 to 6 October at Addis Abba offered the country an opportunity to showcase its prowess in textile and garment industry to some 230 international producers and exporters from 25 countries.

According to the organizers Trade and Fairs East Africa and Messe Frankfurt, the participating countries include India, Turkey, the United Arabic Emirates, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Italy and Germany, African news media reported.

Ethiopia has earned about $90 million from the textile and garment sector during fiscal 2016-2017 that ended on 7 July, largely from industries installed in new industrial parks across the country. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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