Djibouti Announces Over 82% Reductions In Port Tariffs For Ethiopia’s Exports
Djibouti has announced 82.5% reductions in port tariffs for Ethiopia’s exports due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Port Djibouti currently accounts for more than 95% of Ethiopia’s imports and exports.
Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed appreciated the decision and extended gratitude to the President.
“Profound gratitude to President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti for recognising a neighbour in need,” he said on twitter.
“With 82.5% reductions in port tariffs for exports at this critical time, the support is testimony to countering the effects of COVID19 through collective leadership,” he added.