H.E. Ambassador Tefera Derbew, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the People’s Republic of China, has visited Yingke Law Firm, one of the biggest law firms in the world.
During the visit, the Ambassador had a constructive discussion with Mrs. Xi Yu, Honorary Director of Yingke China Board, and Mr. Cao Xinglong, Executive Director of Yingke Africa stating that Ethiopia is the home of abundant resources and labour manpower that carried out the homegrown economic reforms to enhance the economic development in Ethiopia. Ambassador Tefera added those favorable conditions have given an opportunity to Chinese companies to choose Ethiopia as their investment destination.
Mrs. Xi Yu, on her side, mentioned that Yingke, as the number of lawyers ranked first in the 2022 Global 200, has achieved considerable outcomes in China. She believes that the achievements will lay a solid foundation for cooperation between the two sides. Mrs. Xi Yu also presented Yingke’s investment strategy in Africa.
Mr. Cao Xinglong, on his part, stated that Yingke will be involved in various investment fields in Africa in the areas of agriculture, mining, construction, energy, and tourism, among others, which will have a great impact on achieving economic development between the two sides.
Mrs. Meseret Seyoum, the director of Meseret Seyoum Law Firm Office, also promoted Ethiopia’s investment opportunities and welcomed Yingke Law Firm to further expand its destination in Africa in general and in Ethiopia in particular.
Finally, Ambassador Tefera Derbew called upon Yingke to jointly work with the embassy for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
Yingke Law Firm is headquartered in Beijing, has 107 offices in China, and its global legal service network has covered 158 international cities in 89 countries. During more than 20 years since its establishment, Yingke has provided legal services for more than 700,000 companies at home and abroad.