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Matthew Newsome

Articles by Matthew Newsome

Ethiopia attracted foreign investments of US$1.2bn in the first six months of its current fiscal year – half of which were in textiles and clothingForeign investment continues in Ethiopia clothing sector 13 April 2017

Ethiopia attracted foreign investments of US$1.2bn in the first six months of the 2016/17 fiscal year, with these financial injections dominated by major Chinese companies – half of which are licensed in textile and garment manufacturing.


The new Hawassa Industrial Park near Addis Ababa is due to start operation in JunePVH prepares for Ethiopia production 6 May 2016

US clothing giant PVH Corp, owner of the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands, will begin manufacturing its clothing products in Ethiopia this summer, just-style has learnt.


Sourcing in Africa: Foreign investment flows in 5 May 2015

With its cheaper labour and resources, East Africa has already attracted foreign investment, particularly from Asia - as well as business from major international fashion brands and retailers.


The US$30m textile factory will be the second largest in EthiopiaMajor Ethiopia textile build experiences delays 24 March 2015

The Ethiopian Textile Association has insisted the construction of a major textile factory by Bangladesh's DBL Group will proceed, despite delays.


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