Ethiopian consumers and merchants call on the government to fix the economy


Melat Mulugeta

One of the most troubling situation Ethiopia’s economy has been facing for years is the evergrowing inflation rate. The recent report by the Ministry of Finance shows that the inflation rate has grown in June 2019 as compared to previous times. Food inflation has been the item that has shown the highest inflation. For years, consumers and merchants have struggled with the trading system and farmers have received even the worst part. Mereja TV visited Atkilt Tera, Addis Ababa’s largest produce market, to investigate the problem and hear from the consumers and traders.