Minister Sherlock visit to Ethiopia to highlight trade and investment opportunities

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Minister Sherlock visit to Ethiopia to highlight trade and investment opportunities

 

DUBLIN, Ireland, March 13, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North-South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, today departs on a three day visit to Ethiopia, as part of the Government’s “Promote Ireland” initiative to mark St. Patrick’s Day.

Minister Sherlock’s visit will combine trade and investment engagements with visits to a number of Irish Aid funded initiatives which have a commercial or private sector focus.

 

Speaking ahead of his departure, Minister Sherlock said:

 

“Ethiopia is expected to be among the 20 fastest growing economies in the world this year and has great potential for Irish companies looking for mutually-beneficial investment opportunities. Our current bilateral trade with Ethiopia is already in the region of €20 million per year.

 

“During my last visit to Ethiopia in November alongside President…

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