The first edition of ITME-AFRICA 2020 - International Textile and Machinery Exhibition - will take place on 14 - 16 February 2020 in Addis Ababa, offering sourcing solutions, joint ventures, and investment opportunities not only to Ethiopia but to all of Africa.
13 Jan 2020
ITME Africa 2020
13 Jan 2020
24th Addis Chamber International Trade Fair
The Addis Chamber International Trade Fair, Ethiopia's only International Business-to-Business Exhibition with a focus on industrial, agricultural and services sectors, will be organizing its 24th Trade Fair from 20 - 26 February under the theme: AfCFTA: New Opportunities to Boost Export Performance in Ethiopia.
The second International Coffee Event (ICE 20202) will take place in Addis Ababa from 6 - 8 February 2020 under the theme, "Coffee from the Land of Origins". The event will attract international coffee buyers and other stakeholders, making it a great networking opportunity with local farmers and exporters.
8 Jan 2020
International Coffee Event 2020
As part of the Home-Grown Economic Agenda, Ethiopia launched the electronic single window (eSW) project, a one-stop service system that would facilitate ease of doing business in Ethiopia. By creating a paperless environment, the new system will reduce clearance time from 44 days to 13 days and eventually to 3 days.
8 Jan 2020
Electronic Single Window project launched to facilitate ease of doing business
Invest Africa, a leading UK-based business and investment platform, led an investment mission to Ethiopia in December, with the aim of providing delegates an opportunity to engage with key political stakeholders and connect with leading local businesses looking to deepen their relationships with foreign investors.
9 Dec 2019
UK investors explore investment opportunities in Ethiopia
FINTEX 2020, an international furniture, interior and finishing expo, will be held from 5 – 7 March 2020 at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, with the support of several Ministries in Ethiopia, local and international councils and trade associations.
2 Dec 2019
International Furniture and Interior Expo, FINTEX 2020, to be held in Addis
On 14th October, the Embassy hosted a business roundtable with State Minister of Finance, H.E. Dr. Eyob Tekalign Tolina on the recently launched  Homegrown Economic Reform Agenda. Preceding the roundtable, Dr Eyob and Ambassador Fesseha attended the FT Africa Summit, held at Claridges in London.
17 Oct 2019
“You are looking at a new Ethiopia…we hope you jump in and ride with us” – Dr Eyob
The World Export Development Forum will be held in Addis Ababa from 18 - 22 November 2019. The Forum will bring together over 1,000 business leaders, policymakers and trade development officials to address international business competitiveness issues and profile international investment in Ethiopia.
11 Oct 2019
World Export Development Forum 2019 to be hosted in Addis Ababa