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Ethiopia agriculture will continue to grow

Staff Writer |
Ethiopia’s agriculture imports reached $1.8 billion in 2015. Future imports are expected to increase as the country’s economy and population continue to grow at a faster pace than local production capacity.

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Presently, commercial imports of U.S. agricultural products (excluding food aid) range from $30-40 million each year.

By comparison, Ethiopia’s agricultural exports to the United States appear to have reached a record of nearly $160 million in 2015.

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