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Companies at Hawassa Industrial Park to start exporting their products

Foreign companies engaged in textile and garment making at Hawassa Industrial Park are set to commence exporting their products to the global market, the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) has announced.

Having installed their machinery and trained local personnel, the renowned textile and garment companies from USA, Hong Kong, India, China and Sri Lanka, among others, have already launched operation.

According to Dr. Belachew Mekuria, Deputy commissioner of Industrial Park Division, the renowned textile and garment makers are now ready to launch exports.

While the first round of export destined to USA and Canada, the plan at full capacity in the near future is to send up to 50 containers of garment and textile products daily from the Park to different parts of the world.

Owing to the growing interest from investors, 15 more sheds are being built in the park in addition to the 35 already there.