Invest in Ethiopia

With a stable and democratic government, improving infrastructure and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Ethiopia is fast-becoming a prime investment destination for businesses across the globe.


Strategically located at the cross-roads between Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa and offers untapped resources, a vast domestic market and a large, young workforce.


Recent government reforms and incentives are unlocking investment and business opportunities in a variety of export-oriented sectors including manufacturing, agriculture and agro-processing and industrial zones development, amongst others. 

Discover the opportunities for your business in Ethiopia!


Strategic Sectors


Ethiopia has comparative advantages in a wide diversity of investment sectors. Discover them below.

Leather and Leather Products

The sector is one of the leading manufacturing sectors for Ethiopia. 

Currently, Ethiopia is exporting mainly finished leather followed by growing shoe exports.


Licensing and Registering a Business

Ethiopia’s new Investment Permit Application process is simple and requires only a few steps.


For more information on Licensing and Registering a Business check out the Ethiopian Investment Commission.


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