Dire Dawa Revenue & Customs Office collects more than 547m Br


The Dire Dawa Branch Office of the Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA) said it collected more than 547 million birr in revenue over the past five months. Office Head, Sufian Abdi told ENA on Saturday that the revenue collected during the reported period exceeds the target set and last year’s earnings for the same period by 9 and 49 percent, respectively. He attributed the success to the awareness raising activities undertaken by the Office and strengthened anti- contraband trade, among others. According to him, the Office has set a target to collect 1.3 billion birr in the current Ethiopian fiscal year.