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Ethiopian Footwear Off to Running Start

Published on November 14, 2013

Because of its fine leather and commitment to top quality, Ethiopia has recently become a magnet for international retailers seeking high-end shoes.

Ethiopian shoe companies offer it all – fine-dress, casual, and sport footwear.
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Between 2011 and 2012, Ethiopian shoe exports through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) increased more than tenfold--from US $630,000 to nearly US $7 million.

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