Ethiopia's Economic Future

Girma Birru, Ambassador of Ethiopia to the United States

Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing economies in Africa. With a population of nearly 100 million people, Ethiopia is the fourth largest destination of investment on the continent. If current rates of growth continue, the country is on track to achieve middle-income status by 2025. What sectors of the Ethiopian economy are particularly prime for growth in the coming years? How is Ethiopia working with the international community to promote economic development and security in East Africa?

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