EthioMarket provides business information on Ethiopian market trends, custom procedures and online bidding published in the local and international newspapers. Focused on trade, EthioMarket provides a comprehensive business directory of exporting and importing companies and local services in the country. A list of useful links to international organization websites and external resources providing market insights are also provided.
Regulatory Agency Sites
Telecommunication services in Ethiopia are provided under a monopoly in the control of Ethio Telecom, formerly the Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC). Ethio Telecom regulates telecommunications by ensuring quality telecom services, authorizing and monitoring frequencies, specifying technical standards, regulating tariffs, regulating equipment, and licensing operators of telecom services.
A subsidiary of the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture, the Ethiopian Agriculture Portal (EAP) is a gateway to information that is relevant to the Ethiopian Agriculture industry. There are many "good practices" articles and a breakdown of resources based on commodity.
Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations is a non-profit organization whose main purpose is to promote trade and investment in Ethiopia. The site offers a virtual library, business help section with export and investment guides as well as trade fair information and a discussion forum. A free registration is required for some features.
The Ethiopian Embassy in Washington DC provides valuable information about visa requirements, news from the country, information for investors, and some travel/cultural insights. The "Doing Business in Ethiopia" section provides information on country facts, industry sector, and international trade fairs.