Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa)

Ethiopia to Host Second Conference On Pulses, Oilseeds

The Ethiopian pulses, oilseeds and spices processors exporters association is to host the second international conference on pulses, oilseeds and spices with the theme "Agri-Commodity Trade: Challenges and Opportunities" in cooperation with Ministry of Trade (MoT) from November 28 to 29 at Sheraton Addis Hotel.

The association expects 250 international and domestic participants. Out of the 100 international companies expected, 75pc are already registered for the conference, according to Haile Berhe, president of the association. There are 110 registered exporters under the association.

Ethiopiahas earned 626 million dollar from exporting 365,000tns of pulses, oilseeds and spices in 2011/12 fiscal year.

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