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Improving quality to enhance agricultural export

Published on June 22, 2017

The amount of agricultural export commodity revenue obtained at the international market is though varied item to item, meeting the international quality standard has remained the major hindrance not to break into and navigate the global markets, the Ministry of Trade said.

Presenting his Ministry’s 11-month performance report to the House of Peoples’ Representatives recently, Trade Minister Dr. Bekele Muladu said though vigorous efforts have been exerted to increase volume of agricultural exports and diversify commodities, desirable result has not yet gained.

According to the Minister, among the other challenges, shortcoming in meeting international quality standard has posed a major setback in efforts made to enhance the performance of agricultural exports. Read more. Source | Ethiopian Herald