Dear EthioMarket Customer,
We would like to take this great opportunity to share with you our joy in winning the AISI / IICD Media Award 2004 in the category of ôLocal Content" in Africa. The Award was present to EthioMarket (ETM) at the Highway Africa conference on September 16, 2004, Grahamstown, South Africa. This prestigious award sets ETM as the number 2 in Africa for Local Content and as the judges have stated in their award quote
"This is a very focused and impressive website. It is the only of its kind in Ethiopia and is a comprehensive guide to market-related information in the country. The site has a pleasing layout and is most professionally implemented with clear navigation. It uses an ICT application (website) to express expert and detailed knowledge of the Ethiopian market. This website uses the web technology to provide information about Ethiopian market to local users as well as foreign investors. It has a lot of content focusing mainly on the import/export sector. It has a variety of important information that is helpful to local users, such as contact information, relevant links and local bids. The website has a good design and organization."
ETM would like to acknowledge the following partners for collaborating with it to make it possible to create an effective portal that would benefit the Ethiopian market in promoting it globally.
i. Ministry of Revenue of Ethiopia,
ii. Ethiopian Custom Authority,
iii. Public Enterprises Supervising Authority,
iv. Ethiopian Press Agency,
v. Ethiopian Investment Commission,
vi. Ethiopian Privatization Agency,
vii. Ethiopian Tourism Commission,
viii. Ethiopian Export Promotion Agency,
ix. Federal Inland Revenue Authority,
x. Quality and Standard Authority of Ethiopia
We never forget our first customers (Dinsho, Ambasel, Guna, Mullege, Millima, EverGreen, Ethiopian Tourist Trading Enterprise, Nile Touring & Traveling and Experience Ethiopian Travel) who took a bold step during our first years and registered with us. They believed and supported ETM in its goal to make ICT a tool to grow their business internationally. Today ETM and our customers have realized that goal and has become a reality.
Today ETM site has an average of 23,000 visitors per month and receives an average of 525 business inquiries in the export sector, 850 inquiries in the import sector and 115 inquiries in the local services sector. Further more ETM is recognized as a vital B2b e-commerce site by international organization and has been linked to their sites. To list a few of the sites that ETM is linked to are: World Bank, UK Trade & Investment, US Library of Congress, The Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute, International Trade Center (UNCTAD/WTO), numerous Ethiopian and Foreign Embassies and much more.
Finally we thank our visitors for using EthioMarket to access the Ethiopian market and making a difference in the Ethiopian economy.
We are more than ever dedicated to make sure that market information in Ethiopia will be a click away for the global market.
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