Ethiopian Business Review

Though Ethiopia boasts a relatively impressive amount of exportable goods compared with other sub-Saharan countries, analysts say exports aren’t reaching their full potential.  Logistical barriers stand on the way of Ethiopia reaching its full capacity as a potential exporting powerhouse among African nations. EBR takes a closer look at why this is the case and what can be done to fix it.

Monday, 15 September 2014 03:00
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Economic trends demonstrate that Ethiopia is going the way of smart phones. Increasingly smartphones are becoming popular among the public as economic growth becomes more robust. Yet, what does the trend towards smart phones really mean for Ethiopia’s economy? Are these devices merely status symbols or are they indicative of larger socio-economic trends?

Friday, 15 August 2014 03:00
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The economic development of Ethiopia has helped propel some people into the middle class. With that, come an increasing number of students who attend institutions of higher learning.  For men graduating from college, many will look to suit manufacturers to get their first professional outfit before entering the workforce. EBR’s staff writer Yoseph Mekonnen explores the extent to which these suit manufacturers are up for the challenge of meeting new demand for suits. 

Friday, 15 August 2014 03:00
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