AWiB Events Upcoming Event Doing Business in Ethiopia: The challenges & Rewards
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15 May 2017 Written by 

Doing Business in Ethiopia: The challenges & Rewards

Investing in Ethiopia is not for the faint-hearted. With a projected national income of 61.54 billion in 2015, its population of 100 million still ranks among the world's poorest. The GDP value of Ethiopia 0.10 percent of the world economy.  The government's big spending carries risks, including high inflation and heavy state borrowing that has shrunk the credit available to private firms. Much more borrowing and spending is planned, and needed.

However, Foreign & Domestic Investment has been steadily growing. The Federal and Regional Governments encourage investment; they provide land, incentives such as tax holidays, an improved bureaucracy at the Federal and Regional Investment offices, etc. The Government itself has been investing heavily to improve the country's infrastructures and as a result the road network has improved greatly in the last few years and this helps investment. The Government is also focusing on the housing sector and low cost condominiums are being built in the capital and regional cities. Private investors, both Ethiopian and Non-Ethiopian Nationals, undertake investment activities in the agriculture, construction and manufacturing sectors. Flower farms, cement factories, steel smelting and rolling mills are becoming more and more common in Ethiopia.

One of the things potential investors need before they start investing is information. They want to find ways to invest in Ethiopia and know how things work. The Ethiopian Investment Commission has been set up by the government as the responsible organ to facilitate investment in Ethiopia.

Find out the opportunities available, the regulations in place and how to navigate your responsibilities in the business community seamlessly. We have invited Ministry of Trade, Ethiopian Investment Commission and Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority.


Come and ask your questions and equip yourself with the right information from the authorities themselves. Success in business is mostly based on getting the right information about, market, finance, labor and yes taxes. 

Date: June 1, 2017

Time: 5:30 PM Networking; 6:30 Program.

Venue: The Mosaic Hotel

Investment: 300 Birr members, 350 birr nonmembers for dinner and program

RSVP: at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text your full name & which program at 0947-350259

AWiB would like to proudly acknowledge its partners for the year.