ADDIS ABABA — So we got used to “Made in Japan,” “Made in China,” “Made in Hong Kong” and most recently “Made in Vietnam.” There’s going to be a new kid in town, but he’s not Asian. Prepare yourselves for “Made in Ethiopia.”
Much has been written about the “BRIC” countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China – saying these giants would lead the new world economy. And certainly to some extent, they are. However, the next wave may well be the “EMIC” countries – Ethiopia, Myanmar, Iran and Colombia. I wrote about the prospect of EMIC coming on strong last summer.