BCaD Consulting Management Plc, a local consulting company and the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers agreed to work together to promote Italian textile technology in Ethiopia.
Following the recent mission in Addis Abeba last July, the Association, has laid the groundwork towards strengthening links between Italian machinery manufacturers and Ethiopian textile companies.
The agreement stipulates that BCaD will act as a catalyst for requests from Ethiopian companies, promoting Italian businesses with government agencies, training institutions and Ethiopian textile operators.
The Association represents an industrial sector comprising around 300 manufacturers employing close to 12,000 people, exporting machinery for an overall value of 3.2 billion dollars, of which 80pc are exported. BCaD-Consulting Management is a consulting firm established in 1998 to deliver management consulting and training services. The quality of Italy's textile technology is highlighted by the large number of countries in which Italian machinery is sold, with approximately 130 nations worldwide.