$41Million Increased in Five Months from Ethiopia Agriculture Authority from export Marketing of Meat
By Abdul Rahman Bangura-
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone– The Ethiopian Agriculture Authority asserted that the country is helping to send abroad twenty right tons of meat to the worldwide market during the current Ethiopian fiscal year that commenced on July 7th, 2022.
Ayalew Shumete who’s the Export Abattoir and Certification Director notified ENA that, Ethiopia retains a produced tune of $41.8 million by exporting 5,900 tons of meat to the international market during the first five months of the current Ethiopian fiscal year.
Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait are the leading market destinations for Ethiopia’s meat products, it was understood. Shumete noted Ethiopia is working to export 28 tons of meat to the international market and ensure more than $150 million during the current fiscal year.
He spoke of the efforts being accomplished by way to bolster the excellence of meat products and broaden market objectives. He further, undertakings are being put forth to bring meat markets in China, Indonesia, and European nations.
Ethiopia presently ships 200,000 tons of meat yearly to the global market; he said expanding that, various activities are in the pipeline, to fulfill the purpose.
Ethiopia is adorned with considerable livestock reserves and carries the biggest livestock population in Africa, totaled at around 70.2 million cattle, 42.9 million sheep, 52 million goats, and 8 million camels.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent