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For thousands of years Ethiopia’s main economic sector was agriculture this is if you do not go back enough to the time the Kingdom of Punt which is suspected to be located in current day Ethiopia was the main exporter of materials to the ancient Egyptian Kingdom, and if you go back around about 3,000 years the country had huge deposits of gold. But after the glory of Ethiopia was long gone to Ethiopia became from Industrial type those thousand years ago to Agricultural, Ethiopia still struggles to get to the same level even those thousand years ago.
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According to the World Bank the country’s Agriculture to GDP was 36.81% making it the largest sector in the year of 2020. The current Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is trying to even dramatically make Ethiopia self-sufficient in imports of agricultural products.