Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is said to open office in Ethiopia, according to Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
Tewolde Mulugeta, MoFA’s spokesperson, told journalists about JETRO’s plan to open office in Ethiopia while conveying a regular bimonthly brief on the Ministry’s accomplishments.
Dr.Tedros Adhanom, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has concluded an agreement with its Japanese counterpart while he was in Tokyo to participate at the International Conference on Universal Health Coverage, the spokesperson stated.
The opening JETRO’s office is expected to help increase investment volume and trade relations between the Japan and Ethiopia.
JETRO was founded in 1958 to strengthen Japan’s efforts in export promotion. It works in areas related to strengthening mutual understanding with trading partners, import promotion, liaison between small businesses in Japan, their overseas counterparts and data dissemination. Import promotion services include publications, promotion of trade fairs, seminars and trade missions.
JETRO has 48 offices across the nations and operates 28 specialized JETRO Centers.
Source: Fana Broadcasting Corporate