Shortage of foreign currencies threatens Ethiopia's economy

Foreign investors and local businesses complain that a shortage of foreign currencies like the US dollar are stifling the private sector.

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    Ethiopia's economy grew at a faster rate than any other African country in the past 10 years.

    But foreign investors and local businesses complain that a shortage of foreign currencies like the US dollar are stifling the private sector.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Addis Ababa.


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