British International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox inaugurates the production line

British International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox opened the new shoe factory during his visit to Addis Ababa where he announced that the UK has doubled the amount of export finance it is making available to support UK-Ethiopia bilateral trade.

The production line has been set up in partnership with Pittards company that currently manufactures over one million pairs of work gloves each year at our Ethiopian factories together with dress and ski gloves. The new factory currently employs 70 people, adding to the 1,500 strong work force currently employed at Pittards in Ethiopia.

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