The FANA Broadcasting Corporate state TV network reported that discussions between Derbew and directors from 20 Chinese associations involved in mining, energy, metallurgy, textiles, leather productions, and others, focused on “Invest in Ethiopia” forum, to take place in Addis Abeba between April 26th and the 28th.
Derbew thanked the participants for accepting the invitation, which in his view shows China’s commitment in working and cooperating with Ethiopia.
In turn, representatives of the Chinese associations agreed to promote investment opportunities offered by Ethiopia to member companies and to take part in next month’s investment forum.
A similar event was held for the first time in 2022. It is the main one among its kind in Ethiopia, organized by the National Investment Commission. It brings together government officials, policy-makers, investors, and new figures in the sphere, according to the official site of the forum.
The meeting will allow the discussion of attractive investment opportunities in Ethiopia, policies, reform agendas and explore association opportunities.