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Wheat Value Chain Needs Fundamental Transformation
By: Kassahun Mamo
Posted on: 2017-01-05

As part of the ongoing efforts in place and to contribute in addressing to the challenges the manufacturing sector face, Addis Ababa chamber of commerce and sectoral Associations has initiated a wheat

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ICT Industry Park Benefits, Gaps Discussed
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-12-23

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations organized discussion on the benefits of newly established ICT Industry Park to local business for its members. Incentives the government ident

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1st Information Technology Value Chain Networking took place
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Posted on: 2016-12-19

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Association (AACCSA) conducted the first Information Technology System (IT) Sector Value Chain Networking on Thursday December 1, 2016 at Maria Hotel.

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የፋርማሲ የንግድ ትስስር ክለብ አባላት ምክክር አደረጉ
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-12-19

የጉምሩክ አሰራር በታሪፍ አወሳሰንና ስራዎች ከመጓተት ጋር ያሉ ችግሮች፣ ባንኮች የውጭ ምንዛሪ የሚያቀርቡበት ሂደትና አሰ

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9th EDRI-Chamber Workshop Takes Place
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-12-05

The 9th Ethiopian Development Research Institute and Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations workshop took place on “social capital and business partnerships.” 

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Validation Workshop on Dairy Value Chain Organized
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-11-21

Milk can hardly be claimed to be available in the market in Ethiopia. Suppliers in the sector are not working at full capacity. Milk processors come into the sector but milk availability has not incre

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Ethiopian Business Mission held at Cape Town
By: Embet Adal
Posted on: 2016-11-07

Ethiopian Business Mission held at Cape Town, Republic of South Africa 12-16 October, 2016. The Mission was organized by the AACCSA in cooperation with WESGRO, Cape Town & Western Cape Tourism, an

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Czech Business Delegation Visits Ethiopia
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-10-26

Czech Chamber of Commerce organized a business delegation to Ethiopia in cooperation with the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations. The delegation was composed of six Czech compan

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AACCSA signed MoU With Virke
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Posted on: 2016-10-25

AACCSA (Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association) and Virke (Enterprise federation of Norway) signed a MOU in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 17, 2016.

​The overall goal of the p

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የአዲስ አበባ ንግድና የዘርፍ ማህበራት ምክር ቤት መደበኛ ጠቅላላ ጉባኤውን አካሄደ ፡፡
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Posted on: 2016-10-12

ምክር ቤቱን ለቀጣይ ሁለት ዓመታት የሚመሩ የዳሬክተሮች የቦርድ አባላት ምርጫም ተካሂዷል

የአዲስ አበባ ንግድና የዘርፍ

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2017 Addis Chamber Trade Fair Launching Ceremony to be Held on September 29, 2016
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Posted on: 2016-09-28

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations will hold four International trade fairs, one General Trade Fair and three International Specialized Trade Fairs, in 2017.

The launch

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AACSA Designates Trade Fair Agency in China
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Posted on: 2016-09-28

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Secotal Associations has established smooth and Strong working relationship with its Agents in a number of countries in Africa , the Middle East ,Europe and Asi

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AACCSA Graduated its 1ST Round Mentorship Program Participants
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Posted on: 2016-09-28

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association (AACCSA) held graduation ceremony for 1st Round Mentorship Program participants on Sep 23, 2016.

 

The program started last year on

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Chamber Organizes Discussion on Joint Venture Possibilities
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-07-08

The absence of a comprehensive legal framework in Ethiopia made it difficult for joint venture partnerships to mushroom. There are a few instances of joint venture operations in Ethiopia. However, the

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ሁለተኛው የመድኃኒት አቀርቦት እሴት ሰንሰለት የፓናል ውይይት ተካሄደ
By: ከፍያለው
Posted on: 2016-06-21

የአዲስ አበባ ንግድና የዘርፍ ማህበራት ም/ቤት ያዘጋጀው ሁለተኛው የመድኃኒት አቀርቦት እሴት ሰንሰለት ላይ ያተኮረ የፓናል

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Addis Chamber Undertakes Two Specialized Int’l Trade Fairs
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-06-17

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) successfully organized the 9th Specialized International Agriculture and   Food   Exhibition (AGRIFEX), and 

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Canadian Business Mission Visits Ethiopia
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-06-17

A Canadian business mission composed of 13 companies had a business and investment visit to Ethiopia from June 15 to 17, 2016. Sectors represented in the mission include energy, mining, ICT, education

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Consultative meeting held with foreign member companies
By: Membership
Posted on: 2016-04-15

AACCSA conducted a consultative meeting with foreign owned member companies at Hilton Addis on April 14, 2016.  The Chamber, led by the board of directors, discussed on the possibilities of enhan

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Validation Workshop on Land Lease Law Takes Place
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-04-14

Land was declared a critical factor for private sector investment and yet access to it has been faced with enduring problems, it was reiterated at a validation workshop on “Land Lease Law”

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Int’l Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Training Provided
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-04-14

Half day training on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) was provided to heads of finance coming from various organizations. The goal behind Financial Reporting Standards is to achieve

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Workshop on Access to Finance for MSEs
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-03-30

Forty per cent of small and medium enterprises said access to finance is the topmost problem they face, followed by electricity, and customs and trade regulation. On the other hand, supporting SMEs is

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AACCSA Launches a Video Conferencing Facility
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-03-30

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) launched a Video Conferencing Facility (VCF) on 30 March, 2016 at its premises. The VCF is said to be installed complete with e

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Pharmaceuticals Pondered Networking, Advocacy under Chamber
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-03-25

Ethiopia has big market potential and there are many government incentives for pharmaceutical sector, it was indicated by a presentation on the sector. However, the private sector has a just 30% share

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South African Businesses Meet with their Ethiopian Counterparts
By: By Mengistu
Posted on: 2016-03-16

Over 15 Companies from the Republic of South Africa hold business to business meetings with Ethiopian companies from 14-15 March, 2016 at Capital Hotel and Spa.

The visiting companies came to Ethio

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Ethiopian Institute of Corporate Governance Holds 2nd General Assembly
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Posted on: 2016-02-09

The Ethiopian Institute of Corporate Governance (EICG) held its Second General Assembly on February 4, 2015 at the Marriot Executive Apartments. Performance and audit report of the institute was heard

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Strong network among operators in the cultural weaving value chain crucial: Forum
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Posted on: 2016-02-09

The Chamber Forum Program held under the title: Addressing Weakest Links of the Cultural Weaving Product Value Chain indicated that scarcity of quality cotton is affecting the quality, price and deliv

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First Luxembourg Economic Mission to Ethiopia Happens
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-02-05

The first official Luxembourg multi-sectoral economic mission to Ethiopia took place from February 3 to 6, 2106. The official opening ceremony of the event that brought the Luxembourg delegation and i

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Financial Reporting Declared Key in Corporate Governance
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2016-01-06

Ethiopian Corporate Governance Institute organized a workshop on ‘Benefits of Corporate Governance’. There were presentations on the themes ‘why corporate good governance for Ethiopi

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New credit policy approved by Development Bank of Ethiopia
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Posted on: 2016-01-06

AACCSA organized a workshop on manufacturing sector project in collaboration with Development Bank of Ethiopia at Jupiter Hotel on December 31, 2015. At the workshop Development Bank of Ethiopia annou

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Chamber Confers with Finance Sector Operators
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Posted on: 2015-12-11

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations conferred with its members engaged in the financial sector.

In a  business dinner organized at the Hilton Hotel  on Monday, D

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Arbitration Institute Organizes 2nd International Conference
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Posted on: 2015-11-30

Arbitration Institute of the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA-AI) organized the 2nd International Conference on ADR and arbitration under the theme “Access to Ju

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AACCSA Launches Mentorship Service to its Members
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Posted on: 2015-11-29

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Association (AACCSA) has conducted workshop on mentorship program on November 25, 2015 at Debre Damo Hotel. 

The objective of Mentorship Program

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AACCSA Establishes Women Entrepreneurs Network
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Posted on: 2015-11-13

The network of Women Entrepreneurs engaged in the waving value chain has been launched on November 3, 2015 by Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations in  partnership with the

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Promote Export and Protect Domestic Market not Plausible: Workshop
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2015-11-03

A workshop titled “Issues and Problems of Exporters in Ethiopia: Effectiveness of Incentive Schemes, Taxation, and Customs Procedures” took place attended by members of the business commun

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Genetics, Diseases Declared Overriding Issues in Poultry
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2015-11-03

Coming up with the right chicken genetic breed, dealing with diseases, and dissemination of what has been made available are some issues raised at the 8th Poultry Platform Stakeholders Meeting at Desa

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GaranInc to source Apparels from Ethiopia
By: Mengistu Dargie
Posted on: 2015-10-27

A U.S. Giant apparel buyer, Garan Incorporation is planning to source apparel from East Africa region by placing order to these countries. Garan is currently a supplier for Wal-Mart with approxim

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AACCSA Proud to See More Member Companies Certified for ISO
By: Mengistu Dargie
Posted on: 2015-10-23

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) has successfully supported members to implement ISO management system within their respective companies.

On a closing ceremony hel

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Customs Authority Pushes for a Transitors’ Association
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2015-10-01

Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA) organized a discussion forum in which it invited transitors to be organized under one association. Calling upon operators to be organized under one assoc

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Interest Free Banking Offers Opportunities, Face Limitations: Workshop
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2015-10-01

Window model of interest free banking does not allow exploiting the full potential of Islamic banking, it was said. On the other hand, the conventional banking system too has limitations as its servic

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Chamber Organizes Discussion on Joint Venture Possibilities
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2015-07-08

The absence of a comprehensive legal framework in Ethiopia made it difficult for joint venture partnerships to mushroom. There are a few instances of joint venture operations in Ethiopia. However, the

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Chamber Organizes Discussion on Joint Venture Possibilities
By: By Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2015-07-08

The absence of a comprehensive legal framework in Ethiopia made it difficult for joint venture partnerships to mushroom. There are a few instances of joint venture operations in Ethiopia. However, the

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AACCSA to Continue Managing Addis Ababa Exhibition Center and Market Enterprise
By: Mengistu
Posted on: 2015-06-26

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations will continue to manage Addis Ababa Exhibition Center and Market Enterprise for the coming five years after an agreement was reached between A

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Addis Chamber Hosts Los Angeles Trade and Business Delegation
By: Mengistu
Posted on: 2015-06-26

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations host Los Angeles trade and business delegation members at Elilly International Hotel on the 23rd of June, 2015. Members of the delegation who

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AACCSA Successfully Organized Two Outbound Business Missions
By: Mengistu
Posted on: 2015-04-03

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA)has successfully organized two Ethiopian business missions to Turkey and UAE in March, 2015. Over seventy Ethiopian companies have par

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Intern’l Conference on ADR, Arbitration Takes Place
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-12-08

International Conference on ADR and Arbitration took place under the theme “Commercial Arbitration for Sustainable Business and Investment” organized by Arbitration Institute of the Addis

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Dutch-Belgian-French Business Delegation Confers in Ethiopia
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-12-03

Dutch-Belgian-French Business Delegation Confers in Ethiopia

European business delegation composed of Dutch, Belgian, and French investors was in Ethiopia from 24 November to 28 November, 2014 at S

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AACCSA renewed ISO 9001: 2008 Certificate
By: Gebeyehu Zerihun
Posted on: 2014-11-28

AACCSA has already acquired ISO 9001; 2008 Certificate (Reg. No. 497767 QMO8) since 15 Nov-2013 from an internationally accredited certification body known as DSQ GmbH. The certificate, however, needs

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Networking Said Decisive for Women Entrepreneurs
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-11-27

Women entrepreneurs engaged in weaving and traditional clothe making face shortage of raw materials, market, access to loan, and many other challenges preventing them from producing to the fullest of

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Advocacy Centre an Urgent Need for Private Sector: Workshop
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-09-09

Workshop on “A Study on the Establishment of Centre for Policy Research and Advocacy” took place organized by Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA). Advocacy s

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Leather Industry has grown but Suffers for Lack of Crucial Support
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Posted on: 2014-09-08

The National Bank of Ethiopia does not seem to realize the implications of signing contracts with foreign firms for leather products. The Bank drags its heels in providing foreign currency wasting cru

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Soya Bean Said to be Unexploited Item of Huge Potential
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Posted on: 2014-09-07

This is the time to go into manufacturing; opportunities get narrower

 – Industry State Minister

Soy Bean can be used for human food, animal feed, soil fertility and other purposes. H

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Intern’l Conference on ADR, Arbitration Takes Place
By: Mebratu Belachew
Posted on: 2014-08-12

International Conference on ADR and Arbitration took place under the theme “Commercial Arbitration for Sustainable Business and Investment” organized by Arbitration Institute of the Addis

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Gov’t Monopoly of Multi-Modal Operation Causes Ineffectiveness: Forum
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-06-23

It is difficult to expect efficiency from a monopoly system – participant

The government has a monopoly over multi-modal operation. The opportunity for the Ethiopian business community to en

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ምከር ቤቱ ህጋዊ መብቱን ለማስጠበቅ ይንቀሳቀሳል
By: ሴክሬታሪያት
Posted on: 2014-05-22

እንደሚታወቀው ሁሉ የምክር ቤታችን 9ኛ መደበኛ ጠቅላላ ጉባኤ ታህሣሥ 1ዐ ቀን 2ዐዐ6 ዓ/ም ተከናውኗል፡፡ በዚህም ወቅት የምክር

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3rd Ethiopia CEOs Breakfast Forum Takes Place
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-05-14

Precise Consult International organized the Ethiopia CEOs Breakfast Forum at Sheraton Addis. Panel of four CEOs had presentations and discussion followed. The event included an opening remark by Inves

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EU Financed Addis Chamber Initiated MSE Project
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-04-03

European Union financed 204,653.93 euro for an ‘Empowering non-state business actors and associations’ project initiated by Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations throug

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Tax Payers’ Complaint Handling Mechanisms Has Flaws: Study
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-03-18

The problems identified have a lot of truth in them but tracing them to their roots would have shown the whole truth, Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA) Director General said at the consul

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Ethiopia & Kenya Competing against the World, not Each Other
By: Mengistu Dargie
Posted on: 2014-03-17

Ethiopia and Kenya jointly should compete with the world, not with each other, H.E. the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, said at a ceremony organized in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at Elily Hotel on Febru

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ISO Certification for Competitiveness, Survival
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-03-12

Certification of businesses has increasingly become a matter of survival on top of its importance for competitiveness. Furthermore, Ethiopia is expected to join WTO and hence particularly manufacturin

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Month Given to Produce Evidence to Avoid Dividend Tax
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-02-26

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral (AACCSSA) Associations in accordance with the requests of its members to seek time extension from Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA) for produ

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Joint Ventures, Prospects and Challenges in Ethiopia
By: Shumete G/Medhin
Posted on: 2014-02-21

The Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) and Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) held the first of a regular seminar series under the theme, “Joint Vent

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18th Addis Chamber International Trade Fair Takes Place
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-02-20

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations organized the 18th edition of Addis Chamber International Trade Fair under the motto “Trade and Industry for Sustainable Development&rdq

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Indian Business Delegation Confers at Addis Chamber
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2014-02-10

India is focusing on Africa as a business partner and Ethiopia occupies an important part in it, head of the delegation from Federation of India Export Organization said. The Indian business delegatio

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AACCSA Validates a Study on the Institutionalization of Business Information
By: Shumete Gebremedhin
Posted on: 2014-02-06

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) held a validation workshop on the Institutionalization and Dissemination of Business Information and Investment Opportunities on 30th

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AACCSA Signs an Agreement to Strengthen the Ethiopian Private Sector
By: Mengistu Dargie
Posted on: 2014-02-01

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association (AACCSA) has signed a project entitled “Strengthening the Private Sector in Ethiopia” with the Royal Danish Embassy on February 1, 2014

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Addis Chamber Convened its 9th General Assembly
By: Mengistu Dargie
Posted on: 2013-12-27

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations held its 9th Annual General Assembly on the 19th of December, 2013 at the Addis Ababa Hilton.

The Assembly reviewed and approved the perfor

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Addis Chamber Certified for ISO 9001:2008
By: Mengistu Dargie
Posted on: 2013-12-02

Addia Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations is ISO 9001:2008 certified for successfully implementing quality management system within the chamber.

The decoration of the certificate si

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Addis Chamber Launches TV Program
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 2013-11-07
Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations launched a TV program in a ceremony held at Sheraton Addis on September 7, 2013.
Components of the Program include: Pioneers of Business in
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2nd Poultry Platform Meeting Takes Place
By: Mesfin Zegeye
Posted on: 0000-00-00
Commercial Sector Contributes only 2.56% of Chicken Product
Poultry feed and nutrition, seasonality of market demand, lack of technical know-how, poor promotion work, poor integration among produce
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AACCSA conducted a workshop on mentorship program
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Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Association (AACCSA) conducted a workshop on  mentorship  program in technical cooperation with Chamber Trade Sweden on Novemeber 25,2015 at De

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AACCSA signed a MOU With Virke
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Posted on: 0000-00-00

AACCSA (Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association) and Virke (Enterprise federation of Norway) signed a MOU in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 17, 2016.

​The overall goal of the p

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