AALF underway in Addis2 March 2012
The 5th All African Leather Fair (AALF) opened on March 1 at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa. Tanners and finished leather product makers from 38 countries are attending.
The trade fair, held from March 1-3, 2012, has brought together tanneries, products suppliers and buyers, importers and exporters of chemicals, machinery and raw materials from around the world.
The fair, the fifth annual trade fair to be organised by the Ethiopian Leather Industry Association (ELIA) and is believed to be instrumental in promoting the local leather products in particular and the rich investment and trade potential of Ethiopia among foreign entrepreneurs and investors which came from different countries, say the organisers.