International Sugar Journal

Ethiopia – Chinese firm wins US$95 mln contract to complete Tana Beles-I sugar plant [Registered]

The Ethiopian Sugar Development Corporation (ESDC) has awarded a US$95 million contract for China CAMC Engineering Co. Ltd (CAMCE) – a Chinese construction firm – to undertake the construction of the unfinished Tana Beles-I sugar plant project, according to local press reports.

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Ethiopia tenders for the import of 200,000 tonnes sugar [Registered]

The state-run Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC) announced in late January this year an international tender for supply and delivery of 200,000 tonnes of white cane sugar, according to the recent USDA Gains Report.

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Ethiopia – Zhonggong to build a new sugar factory in Amhara [Registered]

Zhonggong International recently signed a contract with the Ethiopian Sugar Company to build a sugar factory in Amhara, according to press reports from China.

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Ethiopia – Prime Minister inaugurates Omo Kuraz III sugar factory [Registered]

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea’s President Isaias Afeworki inaugurated the Omo Kuraz III sugar factory on 15th October, according to the local press reports.

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Ethiopia buying sugar again – issues tenders for 200,000 t [Full subscriber]

In mid-May, the state-owned Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC) issued an international tender for 200,000 tonnes of sugar to address persistent shortages according to USDA. Bids are due June 19 and delivery of shipments is expected between September and November.

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Ethiopia – Government seeks to source experienced overseas contractors for new build sugar projects [Full subscriber]

Ethiopia’s government plans to hire foreign companies to help develop the country’s sugar industry, after cancelling a military-industrial conglomerate’s contract on a key project, reported Bloomberg.

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Ethiopia – GE Power restarts Metahara Sugar Factory following damage [Full subscriber]

General Electric Power and FieldCore, the company’s independent field services execution arm, have successfully restarted Metahara Sugar Factory in Ethiopia, seven months after the plant was severely damaged by a major thunderstorm.

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Ethiopia tendering for 100,000 tonnes of sugar [Full subscriber]

The state-run Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC) is buying imported sugar to alleviate marketplace shortages, according to the USDA attaché report from the country.

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Ethiopia – Construction for the new US$51 mln ethanol plant at Wonjo Shoa Sugar factory begins in October [Full subscriber]

Ethiopia has joined hands with Germany’s Eugen Schmitt Company to build an ethanol plant at the Wonjo Shoa Sugar Factory. The plant is expected to cost US$51 million, according to local press reports.

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Ethiopia – Bedisa group to buy Beles I and II sugar mills [Registered]

Turkey’s Bedisa Group is negotiating to acquire a 75% stake in the Beles Sugar Project in Amhara state for about $1 bln, according to local press reports.

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