Why is Eritrea's Assab Port First Prize for Ethiopia?

Addis Ababa's staggering economic growth has hiked the demand for imported goods, and since Assab is closer than the Port of Djibouti, it not only reduces transport costs for Ethiopia but also creates a new source of revenue for Asmara.

  • Ethiopia:   Assab As an Alternative Port

    Ethiopian Herald, 1 August 2018

    Following the agreement reached between the Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki, decision is made to resume telecommunication lines,… Read more »

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