Ethiopia Plans to Build Four Industrial Parks

 

Addis Ababa, August 9, 2019 (FBC) –Ethiopia plans to build four industrial parks this budget year, according to Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC).

The Corporation, together with scholars and stakeholders, is reviewing last year’s performance of industrial parks in Ethiopia.

The industrial parks exported products worth $110 million to different countries last Ethiopian budget year, up by 35% compared to the previous year.

They also created employment opportunities for 50,000 people.

However, the Corporation had some difficulties to achieve its target for the budget year due to instability in some parts of the country, it was indicated.

According to the Corporation, three industrial parks were inaugurated and entered into production last Ethiopian budget year, which ended July 7.

Source: - Fana Broadcasting Corporate

 Awareness creation program was held at Hilton International Hotel 

 

August 9, 2019 a one-day awareness creation program was organized by Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) for Elders, Religious leaders, key individual, representatives of different association, Students and the like at Hilton International Hotel.

The main goal of the meeting was to create awareness on the development and administration of industrial parks and create belongingness of the projects among the community.

A presentation on the current status of Industrial park development and a cascaded plan for the next five years was briefly explained by   Ms. Lelise Neme CEO Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC). Then the floor opened for discussion and participants give suggestion and raised questions. Finally, most of the suggestion was taken as input, explanation, and response for questions was given by IPDC Management and reach in censuses to work together.

Source: - IPDC

 Stakeholders meeting held at Hiliton International Hotel

 

August 8, 2019, Industrial Parks Development Corporation had a meeting with key Stakeholders at Hilton International Hotel. The discussion was opened with a welcoming remark by Ms. Lelise Neme CEO Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC). Then presentation on Industrial Parks Development in Ethiopia by Ato Shiferaw Solomon DCEO of IPDC, IPDC’S 2012 (2019/20) annual Plan by Ato Amare Asgedom DCEO of IPDC and Especial Jobs initiative by GIZ was presented.

The main goal of the meeting was to reach in censuses bring about 2012 E.C budget year plan in developing and administering industrial parks in different parts of the country and activities of stakeholders in the budget year 2012 E.C.

Then the floor opened for discussion and participants give suggestion and raised questions. Finally, most of the suggestion was taken as input, explanation, and response for questions was given by IPDC Management and reach in censuses to work together in order to carry out common goals.

Source: - IPDC

 Companies from Kunshan province ready to built an industrial park in Dire Dawa

 

Dire Dawa, July, 2019, business delegation led by Mayor of kunshan province Mr.Zu Yu Dong visited Dire Dawa city and the Mayor said that companies are ready to built a private textile Industrial Park with a half million dollar in Dire Dawa, the construction of the industry park will be completed within two years and create a job opportunity for many people.

It is a good opportunity to promote Dire Dawa city, attract FDI, create jobs, transfer knowledge and technology and the city administration is ready by any means to support the companies to build the Industry Park, said with the rank of Deputy Mayer of Dire Dawa city administration and Director of Trade, industry and investment bureau.

Source: - Fana broadcasting corporate

Hong Kong-Based Hop Lun Takes over Entire Factory Sheds at Bahir Dar Industrial Park

 

Understanding (MoU) with the Ethiopia Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) to take over the entire factory sheds at Bahir Dar industrial park.

Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation, Lelise Neme, and head of the Amhara regional state industry and investment bureau with the rank of Deputy Chief Administrator, Melaku Alebel, oversaw the signing of the MoU in Bahir Dar.

Melaku on the occasion said that the industrial park, which rested on 75 hectares of land, is currently 93.7 percent complete. It will be readied for service within a month. The industrial park has 8 sheds for Apparel and Garment manufacturing.

Lelise for her part said that the Bahir Dar industrial park is one of the seven parks that will enter into production soon.

The Bahir Dar industrial park, which is dedicated to Apparel and Garment manufacturing, is expected to create 13,000 jobs when it starts production with full capacity. In the first phase, it will create jobs for 6,000 people.

Construction of the second and third phases of the Bahir Dar industrial park will be carried out on 2,000 hectares of land, it was noted.

Established in 1992, Hop Lun is the leading international fashion lingerie and swimwear company.

Source: - Fana Broadcasting Corporate

 Investment and promotion training conducted

 

The training was organized by Industrial Parks operation and management division in collaboration with Kunshan Economic and Technology Development (KETD) from June 28 to July 06/07 2019 (ten days) at Dire Dawa city. Objective of the training was to build the capacity of staffs of industrial parks operation and management to provide effective and efficient service for the investors.

The training started by the opening speech of Ms Lelise Neme Industrial parks Development Corporation CEO and Mr Zu Yudong Mayor of kunshan province. It was a good opportunity to share experiences and to transfer knowledge and technology between the two countries, said Lelise Neme CEO of Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC).

A total of 27 trainees from Industrial Parks Development Corporation (head office), Hawassa Industrial Park, Mekelle Industrial Park, Kombolcha Industrial Park, Adama Industrial Park, Dire Dawa Industrial Park and Bole Lemi Industrial Park and city administration representatives of Mekelle, Kombolcha, Adama, Dire Dawa and Dibre Birhan participated in the 10 days training which is held in Diredawa city. Finally, trainees visited Dire Dawa Industrial Park and plant trees within the Industrial park.

Source: - IPDC

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