Addis Ababa, March 10, 2017 (ETBC) The Ethiopian Trading Businesses Corporation has been participated on Dubai Gulfood international exhibition held from 26 February –2 March 2017.

During the Exhibition, the corporation signed official agreement with seven customers-five existing and two new customers to sell about 4,543 metric ton coffee and oilseeds to export worth about 5.8 million USD.

Gulfood 2017 attracted over 5,000 companies represented from over 120 countries exhibiting; this is the Middle East’s leading and largest food, drink, and foodservice and hospitality exhibition.

Gulfood is a business to business trade exhibition that is professionally managed and hosted by the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). With three decades of experience in delivering world-class events and an ongoing commitment to commerce and innovation within the exhibition industry, DWTC are recognized as a key driver of tourism growth throughout the MENA region.

Addis Ababa, February 18, 2017 (ETBC):The Ethiopian Trading Businesses Corporation (ETBC) has been participated in the 15th African Fine Coffee Conference from Feb 15 -17,2017 at Millennium Hall.

The Conference and exhibition is a regional non-profit, non-political, member-driven association founded in July 2000 representing 11 member countries including Ethiopia , which is Africa’s largest coffee trade platform that brings over 2000 regional and international coffee roasters, traders, producers, professionals and connoisseurs under one roof.

It was organized by African Fine Coffee Association under the Theme’’ Reshaping the African Coffee Industry for Productivity and Investment”. The event showcases products like Massive presence of coffee beans, raw coffee, fine coffee, coffee materials, coffee manufacturing services, coffee packaging materials and all relates with coffee etc. in the Tea & Coffee industry.

Addis Ababa, February 19, 2017. (ETBC) African Fine Coffee Conference & Exhibition was a 3 day event being held from 15th February to 17th February 2017 at the Addis Ababa Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This event showcases products like Massive presence of coffee beans, raw coffee, fine coffee, coffee materials, coffee manufacturing services, coffee packaging materials and all relates with coffee etc. in the Tea & Coffee industry.

The African Fine Coffee Conference & Exhibition is Africa’s largest coffee trade platform that brings over 2000 regional and international coffee roasters, traders, producers, professionals and connoisseurs under one roof!

Founded in July 2000, the African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA) is a regional non profit, non political, member-driven association representing coffee sectors in 11 member countries namely Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

AFCA members include both private and public sector coffee stakeholders including producers, exporters, international importers, roasters, policy makers, transporters and trade representatives.

Source: - African Fine Coffees Association

Addis Ababa, April 5, 2016 (ETBC) The Ethiopian Trading Businesses Corporation (ETBC) was established with more than 3.8 billion birr capital after the merger of four public enterprises.

The establishment of the Corporation helps to stabilize local market, carry out integrated business activities, put in place accountability and to efficiently exploit the capacity of the enterprises.

Corporation’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mengistu Kebede, told ENA that the Corporation is mandated to distribute and supply crops, vegetables and fruits to domestic and overseas markets.

The merger helps the enterprises to contribute their share for the economic growth of the country, he added. The Ethiopian Trading Enterprise (Alle Bejimal), Ethiopian Grain Trade Enterprise (EGTE), Ethiopian Procurement Service Enterprise and Ethiopian Fruit and Vegetables Marketing Share Company (Etfruit) were the enterprises merged to form ETBC.

Source:- Fana Brodcasting Corporate (FBC)

 

 

Awards

Ethiopian Trading Businesses Corporation’s export activities and achievements are decorated with awards. Ethiopian Trading Businesses Corporation has been awarded Platinum and Gold for nine times for coffee, oilseeds, pulses, fruits and vegetables export performance. In addition, the Corporation received various local awards and certificates in recognition of its service excellence and corporate social responsibilities. .

Addis Ababa, February 16, 2017. (ETBC) The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) has awarded exporters, Money Transfer Operators (MTOs) and service agencies for their outstanding performance at a special event held at Sheraton Addis Hotel on February 13, 2017.

Some 127 organizations that have generated more than 1 million USD during their operation in the 2015/16 budget year received the award.

The year’s special awards went to MIDROC Gold and Western Union Money Transfer. The Ethiopian Trading Businesses Corporation received the award from The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) for its outstanding performance.

His Excellency AtoBereket Simon, Chairman  of CBE Board of Directors and PM’s Advisor for Policy Research with a rank of minister, pointed out on the occasion that the export sector will continue to have a central role in the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP), which aims at transforming the country to a middle income status.

He thus urged exporters to work hard towards exporting value-added commodities to the international market.

Ministers, high government officials, exporters and MTOs working with CBE and invited guests attended the event.

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia organizes Exporters’ Day every year to recognize and encourage investors in the export sector and MTOs working with the Bank.

Source: - The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE)