Dagmawit Moges, Minister of Transport and Logistics said Tuesday that Ethiopia is working improve its global logistics performance.
Accordingly, the country is envisioning improving its global logistics rank from 122 to 40 ranks, the report from EBC reads.
Implementing agencies are discussing the ways to improve Ethiopia’s global logistics rank in a consultative meeting about free trade area at Hyatt Regency Hotel.
The National Logistics Strategy and the ten-years-perspective-plan give much emphasis to the establishment of free trade area.
The time it will take to accomplish tasks, costs and efficiency of services are the basic requirements that will determine the success in logistics. Dagmawit recalled reducing the time to lift the commodities up from ports and access to foreign currency to bring imports.
She further stressed cut the bureaucracies at Customs to reduce costs and efficiently use time.