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Ethiopia and BRICS: A Bilateral Trade Analysis

The data gathered for this report shows an increase in trade between Ethiopia and BRICS, largely from China and India, Ethiopia exports crude materials, food and live animals, but a gradual diversification towards manufactured goods can be seen. This paper is examining trade relations between Ethiopia and BRICS. It investigates the growth benefits to be able to provide policy recommendations on how this relationship can be improved or made more mutually beneficial.