Ethiopia On Exporting Shoes To American Market


Ethiopia has begun implementing a project, dubbed “Made by Ethiopia,” which would allow shoe factory in the country to export shoes to American markets.

Birknesh Gonfa, Marketing Support  Director at the Ethiopian Leather Industry Development Institute, said the project is being applied in 10 shoe factories.

It helps local shoe factories to penetrate into the global market and to increase their markets, she said.

Through the project, the shoe factories are expected to generate up to 500,000 US dollars per year, she said.