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 Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) has awarded the Ethiopian Trading Businesses Corporation (ETBC) for its outstanding export performance. CEO of the Corporation፣ Ato Mengistu Kebede received the award from His Excellency Ato Bereket Simon, PM’s Advisor for Policy Research with a rank of minister and Chairman of CBE Board of Directors.

His Excellency Ato Bereket Simon 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.

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.