With any foreign currency permits (Franco-Valuta privilege) through the revenues commission, the Ministry of Finance has decided to let basic food commodities such as oil, wheat, sugar, infant milk, and rice into the country. The Ethiopian government has decided to allow Ethiopian people with foreign residence permits to have a role in combating increasing inflation by providing them Franco-Valuta privileges.
In regards to duties and taxes, the Ministry of Finance reminded all relevant entities in a written letter Number dated 22/3/2013 E.C. to apply necessary follow-up and control on the decision.
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