Ethiopia trade boost plan after peace treaty - Supply Management
Prime minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed (left), and president of Eritrea, Isaias Afwerki (right), who signed a peace treaty last week © REUTERS
Prime minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed (left), and president of Eritrea, Isaias Afwerki (right), who signed a peace treaty last week © REUTERS

Ethiopia trade boost plan after peace treaty

Ethiopia is preparing to resume using two major Eritrean ports as part of a drive to open the door to trade and investment between the countries following a 20-year military standoff.

The landlocked nation is repairing roads to the ports of Assab in neighbouring south Eritrea and Massawa in the north, and has established a task force drawn from several government ministries for transport, maritime affairs, shipping and logistics to re-establish trade links.

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