The First High Level Forum for the Phase II of Policy Dialogue
of Industrial Development in Ethiopia
Augsut 2, 2012
Simien Salon of Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa

Chairperson: H.E. Mr. Newai Gebre-ab, Cheif Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:20 Opening
      Opening Remarks

      Opening Remarks

      Opening Remarks

H.E. Mr. Mekonnen Manyazewal, Minister, Ministry of Industry

H.E. Mr. Hiroyuki Kishino, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia

Mr. Hiromichi Murakami, Deputy Director General and Group Director for Private Sector Development, Industrial Development and Public Policy Department, JICA

9:20 – 9:40 Summary of Champion Export Product Seminar and its Feedback

H.E. Mr. Saburo Yuzawa, Executive Managing Director,
Institute for International Trade and Investment

9:40 – 10:00 Ethiopia’s: Trade Promotion and Current Performance

Mr. Assefa Mulugeta, Director,
Agricultural Marketing Directorate
Ministry of Trade

10:00 – 10:10 Implementing Export Promotion Policies: Experience of Malaysia

Ms Aureen Nonis, Director of Life Style Section, Trade and Services Promotion Division II,
Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)

10:10 – 10:30 Floor Discussion Q and A
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:10 Economic and Business diplomatic activities in Ethiopian Missions

Mr. Kebede Abera Ido, Acting Director General, Business Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

11:10 – 11:30 Export Promotion in Ethiopian Embassies: the case of Ethiopian Mission in Japan

H.E. Mr. Markos Tekle Rike,
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia to Japan

11:30 – 11:50 Promoting Export with Economic Diplomacy: Case Study of Thailand

Mr. Suebsak Daengbunruang, Minister Counselor,
Office of Commercial Affairs,
Royal Thai Embassy, Kenya

11:50 – 12:10 Floor Discussion Q and A
12:10 – 12:30 Summary of Discussions and Way Forward

Prof. Ohno Kenichi,
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

12:00 – 12:20 Closing
       Closing Remarks

H.E. Mr. Newai Gebre-ab,
Cheif Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister
12:20 – 13:50 Lunch at Buffet Restaurant