grain trade mission to Ethiopia

On 22nd to 25th October 2019, the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) in collaboration with Agricultural Transformation Agency-Ethiopia, with support of Ethio Agri-CEFT PLC, Halkayan Industry and Trading P.L.C, Belayneh Kindie Export & Import Ltd hosted a Grain Trade Mission of Kenya Grain Traders and Processors to Ethiopia. The objective of the Grain Trade Mission was to explore business opportunities for grain trade and processing between Ethiopia and Kenya. The trade mission included a courtesy visit to the Kenya Embassy in Ethiopia, business-to-business meeting, a visit to Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX), and a visit to Bir Farm in Amhara region.
During this visit,14 EAGC members and stakeholders from Kenya met 22 Ethiopian exporters of maize, beans, lentils, oil seed, sorghum, millet and other assorted grains, resulting to signed trade agreements amounting to 173,950 MT worth over US$ 99.3 million.

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