TMCNet:  Taiwanese Shoe Factory in Ethiopia Starts Marketing

[June 09, 2014]

Taiwanese Shoe Factory in Ethiopia Starts Marketing

(AllAfrica Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) George Shoe Corporation, a Taiwanese shoe factory in Ethiopia, has offered its first 10,000 pairs of shoe for international market.

Established by Taiwanese investors 15 kilometers to east of Addis Ababa at Bole Lemi Industrial Zone,George Shoe factory is producing 4,000 pairs of shoe a day now. The factory makes 16,000 pairs when working in full capacity, explained on a visit paid to the factory by officials from Ethiopian Ministry of Industry (MOI).

State minister of MOI, Sisay Gemetchu said that George Shoe is the top in Ethiopia offering quality products and in quantity as well.

The Ethiopian government has been providing incentives to the investors for the accomplishment of their plans, he said.

The Company's General Manager, O.K. Kaul acknowledged the Ethiopian government support to his company's endeavor. The factory's produce bears 'Made in Ethiopia' brand, he said.

This company produces 5 million pairs of shoes a day in China.

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