Category Archives: Investment In Ethiopia

Ethiopia is Africa’s new growth engine – here’s why

Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country and its fastest growing economy today. With a population of over 100 million and an annual economic growth rate of 10% over the past 15 years, it presents a unique opportunity. Currently preventing …

Demystifying ETHIOPIA: Repatriation of Profit & Capital – Perception and Reality

Source: Ibex Frontiers
Presenting Ethiopia’s attractive investable opportunities to investors, the constant ask is ‘what about profit/capital repatriation?’ and we here at Ibex Frontier felt this repeated question need to be clarified with valid, verifiable, accurate data and referencing from

Ethiopia Could Sell Majority Stake in State Telecom Monopoly

  • Horn of Africa country plans an initial 49% sale next year
  • Two new licenses to be auctioned next year, more could follow

Ethiopia may give up majority control over its telecommunications monopoly in a second phase of privatization once it’s …

Major Players


According to Proclamation No 769/2012 (download), investment in Ethiopia may take place in one of the following forms:

Sole proprietorship
Business organization
Ordinary partnership
General partnership
Limited partnership
Joint Venture
Private limited company
Share company
Foreign branch company…


Major Investment Areas in Ethiopia

  • Very good climate
  • A wide range of cereals, pulses, oil seeds, cash crops, fruits and vegetables can grow
  • Very good climate for flower farms
  • High Livestock potential: One of the first
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