In this 3rd Ethio-US Trade and Investment Forum which was undertaken parallel to the 9th US-Africa Trade and Investment forum, various high ranking government officials as well as more than 70 Ethiopians from the Agriculture, Export trade, Tourism, Floriculture, fruit export and tour operation sectors took part. The State Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E Ato Dawano Kedir, led the delegation.
During the event the investors under take Business-to-Business (B2B) trade discussions on areas they want to participate in and sign bilateral agreements.
This Ethio-US Trade and Investment forum, which aims at attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the country, was organized in collaboration with the Ethiopian Federal Democratic Republic, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Ethiopian Embassy in USA, Wafa Marketing and Promotion PLC, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), the business Community, USAID and Governmental and Development Organizations. During this event it’s expected that many investors will form a lasting and viable trade relation with each other.
In the US-Africa forum in which Ethiopia will participate for the 3rd time (But which is being organized for the 9th time)
- Very big companies and investors from USA and the region and
- Investors from different African Countries
Took part and they are expected to form lasting trade and investment bonds with their Ethiopian Counterparts.
Wafa has organized similar forums 3 times in USA and once in India, London, Italy, Moscow and Japan.