The Ethiopian Minister for Trade and Industry, Girma Birru, has led a delegation of approximately twenty entrepreneurs and officials on a visit to the Assomac headquarters in Vigevano (Italy).

In Ethiopia, leather ranks as the second largest export, after coffee, and Minister Biru, who visited Italy on Tuesday 14 October, took the opportunity to meet those in possession of leather technology for an exchange on the possibilities of developing Italian-Ethiopian relations in the sector.