Trade

Trade

Attracting more European companies to Ethiopia is the objective of the EU-Ethiopia Business Forum 2019, which will take place in Brussels on May 14 and 15.  With the Forum, the European Commission shows its support for the Ethiopian economic reform agenda and its commitment to the Africa-Europe Alliance. Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission and responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, will provide a keynote address to the Forum.
The Commission’s Director-General for International Cooperation and Development, Stefano Manservisi, arrives in Cuba today to co-chair the first EU-Cuba Sustainable Development Dialogue. The dialogue will take stock of the progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals in Cuba and the EU.
Factsheet on Aid for Trade - The European Union's updated strategy for prosperity through trade and investment.
The 190 km stretch of very poor road between Mocuba and Milange (border with Malawi) seriously hampered trade in the region as well as trading from Malawi to Mocuba and further.
The European Commission, the African Union Commission and the International Trade Centre (ITC) join forces today to set up the African Union Trade Observatory, a key pillar of the African Continental Free Trade Area. The EU provides €4 million from the Pan-African Programme for the Observatory to be established.
The 190 km stretch of very poor road between Mocuba and Milange (border with Malawi) seriously hampered trade in the region as well as trading from Malawi to Mocuba and further.
With 85% of Malawi’s population dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods and agricultural products accounting for 80% of total exports, food quality and safety are critical to the country’s economic well-being. The government of Malawi and UNIDO are working together towards the development of a robust Standardisation, Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Metrology (SQAM) Infrastructure in Malawi.
MEPE Project is a Government of Malawi project implemented with financial support from the European Union under the European Development Fund (EDF).
Investing in SQAM infrastructure will help drive up product standards and food safety in the country, and promote exports that meeting international standards.
MEPE Project Phase I is a Government of Malawi project implemented with financial support from the European Union under the European Development Fund (EDF). The financial support is channeled through the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Adjustment Facility (CAF). The CAF provides support to COMESA Fund Member States to make the necessary fiscal, economic and social adjustments that are needed for succesful regional integration.

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