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Eritrea, Ethiopia Held Ministerial Consultation

Ethio-Eritrea ministerial consultation held in Addis Ababa
The 4th Ethio-Eritrea ministerial consultation was conducted yesterday in Addis Ababa to discuss the progress in bilateral relations and cooperation.

BY TESFANEWS*

The fourth Ethiopia-Eritrea ministerial consultation was conducted yesterday in Addis Ababa at the office of the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry to discuss the progress in the bilateral relations and cooperation. Continue reading Eritrea, Ethiopia Held Ministerial Consultation

Ethiopia, Eritrea to Open Four Commercial Border Checkpoints

Ethiopia and Eritrea would soon open four commercial checkpoints to monitor and regulate cross border trade between the two countries.

BY ENGIDU WOLDIE | ESAT NEWS

Ethiopia and Eritrea would soon open four commercial checkpoints to monitor and regulate cross border trade between the two countries, according to the Ethiopian Customs Commission. Continue reading Ethiopia, Eritrea to Open Four Commercial Border Checkpoints

‘Broader Prospects for China-Eritrea Friendly Relations’ : Ambassador Zigang

There are vast opportunities and limitless prospects for China-Eritrea pragmatic cooperation under the two frameworks of FoCAC and ‘Belt and Road’.

China’s development has entered a new era, and this will definitely usher in new opportunities for enhancing China-Eritrea friendly cooperation with broader prospects.

BY AMBASSADOR YANG ZIGANG | SHABAIT

From October 18th – 24th, the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China was successfully convened in Beijing.

The Congress is of great significance as it was held during the decisive stage in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and at a critical moment as socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era. The congress reviewed the work of the Party over the past five years, outlined new plans for China’s future development, revised the constitution of the CPC, and elected new central leaders of the Party, with Mr. Xi Jinping being re-elected as the General Secretary. Continue reading ‘Broader Prospects for China-Eritrea Friendly Relations’ : Ambassador Zigang

Ethiopia: Fate of the Stranded 4,400tn of Sugar at the Kenyan Border

The controversy over this sugar export comes at a time when the country was hit by acute shortage of sugar.

Ethiopia has found itself in a middle of a controversy as sugar export worth US $2.2 million, destined to Kenya, was stuck at Kenya border. But what happened to this 44,000 quintal of sugar?

BY SAMSON BERHANE | ADDIS FORTUNE

In the midst of controversy over the recent sugar export to Kenya, the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation has accepted the request of Bright Border Crossing Transport Association to return 44,000 quintals of sugar to Wenji Sugar Factory.

The Association has agreed to cover all the loss incurred during the stacking of the sugar at Moyale, 794.7Km from Addis Abeba. Continue reading Ethiopia: Fate of the Stranded 4,400tn of Sugar at the Kenyan Border

Eritrea Delegation on Working Visit to China

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi holds talks with an Eritrean delegation led by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh in Beijing. (Xinhua/Ding Haitao)

BY SHABAIT

Senior Eritrean delegation comprising Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab is on a working visit to the People’s Republic of China at an invitation from Chinese Foreign Minister Mr. Wang Yi. Continue reading Eritrea Delegation on Working Visit to China

Eritrea Trade With COMESA Set to Rise

As one of the founding member states, Eritrea imposed an 80% tax reduction for all intra-COMESA trade activities and currently, 13% of Eritrea’s total trade exchange associated with COMESA member states

By COMESA,

THE stage has been set for a rise in COMESA trade with Eritrea following a successful capacity building programme that presented to stakeholders, the opportunities prevalent in the region for Eritrean firms.

The training which served as an eye opener for business stakeholders in the country was conducted in Asmara last month by a team from the Secretariat comprising Tasara Muzorori, Senior Trade Officer; Zerezghi Kidane, Senior Customs Affairs Officer; Helen Kenani, Trade Policy Expert; and Anthony Walakira, ADP Eurotrace Expert.  Continue reading Eritrea Trade With COMESA Set to Rise

Eritrea’s Future Looks Bright for Businessmen: Ambassador Firat Sunel

Ambassador Firat Sunel, Turkish envoy to Eritrea

By Diva Business Magazine,

FIRAT Sunel is an author from İzmir and a senior diplomat. His novel, “Salkım Söğütlerin Gölgesinde” (In the Shadow of Weeping Willows), is widely acclaimed and soon will be released as TV series. His new novel, “İzmirli” (The One from İzmir), will also meet with readers in January. However, this time we will not talk with him about literature. Firat Sunel, whose diplomatic career extended from Bangkok to Dusseldorf, from Bonn to Tbilisi, is currently Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Asmara, the capital of State of Eritrea. So where is Eritrea? Let’s hear the answer from His Excellency:

FIRAT SUNEL: Eritrea, with whom we share a common history for 350 years during Ottoman period, is a country that in fact we all know very well. But we rather know it as “Habeşistan”, with its former name. Continue reading Eritrea’s Future Looks Bright for Businessmen: Ambassador Firat Sunel

Twenty Second Edition of Eri-News is Out

Eritrean Mission to the AU and UNECA released Eri-News 1.22

By Eritrean Mission to the AU and UNECA,

THE Twentieth Second Edition of ‘Eri-News’, a bi-weekly electronic newsletter prepared by the Press Section at the Permanent Mission of the State of Eritrea to the AU and UNECA, is out today.

In this edition, issues like UN Delegation Meetings With Eritrean Officials; Eritrean and Finnish Higher Education Cooperation; Visit by Turkish Business Delegation; and Mekseb Debesay’s victory in Cameroon will be covered.

Here follows ‘Eri-News’ Vol.1 Issue #22. For Downloads, please click HERE . Continue reading Twenty Second Edition of Eri-News is Out