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211 Million Dollars for Ethiopia in 5 Months from Oilseeds and Pulses

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During the first 5 months of the current fiscal year, Ethiopia earned 211 million USD from the export of oilseeds and pulses. This was disclosed by Ministry of Trade.

The performance shows a 30.77 percent increment when compared to the same period in 2014/2015, Mulugeta Mohammed, Oilseeds and Pulse Marketing Director at the Ministry, explained.

Mulugeta attributed the achievements to price increases, creation of market link with cooperative unions and support given for them.

In the current fiscal year, Ethiopia is aiming to generate 885.6 million USD from the export of 898,988 tonnes of oilseeds and pulses.