Ethiopian Business Review

A new study by the social marketing organization DKT Ethiopia finds that Emergency Contraceptive consumption is on the rise. Commonly known as Post Pills, they are taken in the immediate hours after having unprotected sexual intercourse to prevent unplanned pregnancy. The study indicates that over a five year period between 2007 and 2012 their use increased by 382 Pct. In 2007, there were only 12,432 pills in circulation but this number grew to a record high of 1.58 million in 2012, according to the DKT study. The country spent more than USD29 million to import the pills in 2012 alone.

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 13:43
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Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association (ECCSA) presented a position paper- Regulation and Openness of Ethiopia’s Service Sectors with an objective of fostering discussion about the private sector’s opinions on Ethiopia’s World Trade Organization (WTO) accession process.

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 13:41
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As June ends and the 2012/13 budget year comes to a close, government offices at the federal and regional levels have been on the rush to reconcile their accounting for this fiscal year and defend their proposals for the next. The 2013/ 14 budget year, from July 1, 2013- June 30, 2014, is set to see a federal budget close to ETB155 billion.

Monday, 15 July 2013 22:51
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