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Mahlet Fasil Trade relationship between Ethiopia and countries within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has shown huge progress over the last ten years. This was mentioned during business to business meeting between visiting officials and businesses from the UAE and their Ethiopian counterparts held at the Sheraton Addis Hotel yesterday.

In December 2007, at the second EU-Africa summit held in Lisbon, Portugal, leaders of the two continents adopted the ‘Joint EU-Africa strategy.’ Based on that the two continents have agreed to set out shared objectives and cooperation in eight different areas: peace and security; democratic governance and human rights; energy; …

Rwanda, Nigeria, Namibia, Tanzania and Gabon occupy the top five places of the inaugural A.T. Kearney African Retail Development Index (ARDI). South Africa ranks seventh due to the developed nature of its retail market.