Ethiopia exported more than $550 million worth of horti goods in 8 months of current fiscal year

According to the Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA), more than 550 million USD has been secured from the export of horticulture products in eight months of the current fiscal year. Promotion and Information Head of the Association, Yemisrach Birhanu, said Ethiopia is the second nation in Africa after Kenya and 4th in the world in the production and export market of flowers.

Yemisrach stated that the association has been exerting efforts to strengthen Ethiopia’s international competitiveness and foreign exchange revenue from the horticulture sector, including cut flowers, fruit, vegetables, and herbs, among others.

The EHPEA is a business membership organization which is established in 2002 with the objective to promote the interest of members who are engaged in the production and export of cut flowers, fruit, vegetables, herbs, cuttings, as well as vegetable seeds.


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