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Manufacturers strongly believe nation’s forex crunch, youth demands for jobs & rights conscious local communities’ actions impede productivity

10 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by The Reporter
Investors engaged in the manufacturing sector presented their complaints over the critical challenges hampering their productivity to the federal government.

At a consultative meeting held on Thursday with investors engaged in the chemical and construction input manufacturing industry, owners and managers expressed their discontent over the dearth of foreign currency, erratic power supply and disputes with local communities. The consultative meeting was organized by the Chemical and Construction Inputs Industry Development Institute in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry.

The investors lamented that the critical foreign currency shortage is hampering their productivity significantly and putting the livelihood of thousands of employees at stake. Marble producers disclosed that they intensively use heavy duty machineries and they were unable to secure foreign currency to import spare parts for their machineries.
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ሕወሃት እንደሆን ቅሌት አይለቀው! የዘረፋ ልምድ አልላቀቀው ብሎ ለኢንዱስትሪ ፓርክ የተከለለውን መሬት ለጨረታ አቅርቦ መቸብቸቡን ተያይዞታል

11 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

ከ400 በላይ የሚሆኑ ኩባንያዎች የኢንዱስትሪ መሬት በድርድር እንዲሰጣቸው ጥያቄ አቅርበው እየተጠባበቁ ቢሆንም፣ የአዲስ አበባ ከተማ መሬት ልማትና ማኔጅመንት ቢሮ በመካኒሳ ለቡ ኢንዱስትሪ ዞን ውስጥ የሚገኝ መሬት ለጨረታ ማቅረቡ ጥያቄ አስነሳ፡፡
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A plundered Ethiopia being forced to cater to TPLF’s whetted appetite: Kombolcha & Mekelle Industrial Parks on rush to roll without let!

7 May

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)


The era of industrial park projects

When Part I of this article was conceived, its intention was to subject to examination the thesis behind Ethiopia’s industrial parks projects under construction in Hawassa, Dire Dawa, Kombolcha and Addis Abeba.
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In a nation heading toward a future of conflict & violence, Hawassa whets TPLF’s appetite: Should Ethiopians expect another Oromia or Gambella SNNPR becoming feeding tube to TPLF political cadres?

28 Apr

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

    “Planning ambitiously is mandatory. Economic growth is considered not a choice, but an existential issue”

    –   Hailemariam Dessalegn in parliament,
    –   December 25, 2015


Part I

The measure of TPLF’s huge generosity to the would-be-investors in Hawassa’s Industrial Park – up to 90 percent non-collateralized loans and credits – has become unfathomable, if not mind boggling, even to the regime’s shield-on-standby, such as The Ethiopian Reporter.
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