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Doing business in Ethiopia

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Ethiopia.

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in Ethiopia
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Guides

Ethiopia company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.

Overseas Business Risk - Ethiopia
Report from UK Trade & Investment and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office looking at potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. It includes economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.

Africa attractiveness
The latest report from EY examining the attractiveness of investment in Africa. Designed to help businesses in their investment decisions, it includes insight into the economy and foreign direct investment in the region. Reports and surveys from previous years are also available.

Exporting

On our Exporting to Ethiopia page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Law and regulation

Doing Business law library
World Bank
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.

Forums and support networks

European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean
Federation of European organisations supporting trade and investment in Africa.

Other organisations

Invest in Africa
Market intelligence portal covering news, business and investment opportunities and trade leads in the region. Information is also browsable by sector and by country.

Eastern African Association
Association aiming to facilitate successful participation in the economic development of Eastern Africa by member companies, by acting as a channel of communication between members, governments and other relevant agencies.

Embassies and consulates

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