On September 7, the Ethiopia-China (Guangdong) Investment Cooperation Forum, co-organized by Consulate General of Ethiopia in Guangzhou and CCPIT Guangdong Committee, was held successfully in Guangzhou. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Wen Guohui, Vice Governor of Guangdong Province attended the forum and made a speech.
The forum promoted dialogue between stakeholders, policy makers, development partners, and investors on how investment could be encouraged and industrialization be accelerated in Ethiopia.
During the forum, a high level Ethiopian delegation led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn met with Max Ling (chairman of GDTEX) and Andy Yang (General Manager of GDTEX) who have expressed intention to invest in Ethiopia.
Ethiopia welcomes Chinese businesses to invest in the country and is willing to protect Chinese interests and to offer necessary facilitation. The Prime Minister said, the Ethiopian government will continue to offer support through specific policies and further improve the environment for our company to build a textile industrial park.