Ethiopia: Speculation Connects Forward, Futures Trading

allAfrica (June 25, 2013) | The story, headlined “Moving Trading Forwards” (Volume 14, Number 685, June 16, 2013), published on Fortune, indicated that the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) was trying to convince the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) to trial the viability of forward contracts on mung beans. The story also claimed that the EPRDF and the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi were against speculative trading in general, especially futures trading.