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Textile sector on the rise

Published on April 11, 2018

Textile and Garment sector is expanding rapidly, with the number of industries more than doubling and playing huge role in boosting the country’s light industry, and in transforming the economy, according to Ministry of Industry. 

Talking to The Ethiopian Herald, Zerihun Abebe, Director of Textile and Apparel Research, Monitoring and Support with Ministry of Industry, stated that the country's textile and garment sector is in an upward trajectory with the number of industries has now reached more than 200 in few years time. The trend shows that the sector is in the right journey to become the leading sector in Africa and make the country's vision of becoming continental textile hub in the coming years a reality, he added. Read more. Source | Ethiopian Herald