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Ethiopia to use Eritrea’s Assab Port with local currency

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23 Jan 2021 – (EP) Ethiopia to use Eritrea’s Assab Port (pictured) with local currency in accordance with foreign exchange value, a source tells Eritrean Press.

The ‘win-win’ solution under final discussion between the two sisterly countries includes the Birr’s value paid to Eritrea will be pegged to the U.S. dollar.

In return, Eritrea will use the Birr and its Nakfa currency to import electricity, services, and other commodities.

Meanwhile, Eritrea will start construction of electrical transmission lines in 2022 to connect its grid to Ethiopia’s. The construction of the transmission lines will be funded by the World Bank using grants.

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