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Cablegate: Ethiopia: Statistical Update On Textiles and Apparel

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ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 030720Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY ADDIS ABABA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 8030
INFO RUCNIAD/IGAD COLLECTIVE
RUCPDOC/DEPT OF COMMERCE WASHDC

UNCLAS ADDIS ABABA 002960

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR STATE/EEB/TPP/ABT (GCLEMENTS)
PASS TO COMMERCE/ITA/OTEXA (MDANDREA)
PASS TO USTR (CMILLER)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD KTEX ET

SUBJECT: ETHIOPIA: STATISTICAL UPDATE ON TEXTILES AND APPAREL
PRODUCTION

Ref: State 114799

1. Per reftel, post is providing statistical information on textiles
and apparel as follows. All data is from Ethiopia's FY2006/7 which
runs from July 8 to July 7:
--Total industrial production (million USD): 1,411.5
--Total textile and apparel production (million USD): not
available.
--Exports of textile and apparel to the US (million USD): 12.4
--Total manufacturing employment: 90,460
--Total textile and apparel employment: not available.

Post plans to conduct additional analysis of the textiles and
apparel sector in the near future.

Yamamoto

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