Ethiopia: Ethiopia Issued International Tenders to Purchase Sugar and Cotton
The Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC) and the Ethiopian Industrial Input Development Enterprise (EIIDE) have separately issued international competitive tenders to purchase 200,000 metric tons (MT) of white cane sugar and 10,000 MT of lint cotton, respectively. The imported commodities will fill gaps in domestic supplies. ESC will distribute the imported sugar to consumer associations and food and beverage producers, while EIIDE will distribute the imported cotton to various textile factories. Bid submissions for the cotton tender are due on January 25, while bid submissions for the sugar tender are due on February 10, 2022. Interested bidders are encouraged to read the official invitation for bids attached in this report.