11 Oct US Shoe Distributors Eye Ethiopia
Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) is showing an interest in purchasing Ethiopian Shoes for the US market.
The 11 executive members of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA), an association that represents 80 percent of the country’s footwear market, visited shoe factories and tanneries in Addis Ababa and the surrounding area last week.
Shoe distributors like Wolverine, LI & Fung, and RG Barry were among the visitors.
The association also met with the Federal Chamber of Commerce, the Industry Ministry, and the Intellectual Property Office to learn about Ethiopia’s investment climate.