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HOW TO START  

YOUR OWN BUSINESS

Doing Business in Ethiopia

Any investor wanting to start up a business in Ethiopia needs to be well prepared and well informed. The minimum capital required for a foreign investor is USD 200.000 per project*. However, for instance, if a foreign investor invests in partnership with a domestic investor the minimum capital required is reduced to USD 150.000.

 

Before starting any activity, the following preliminary steps must be addressed:

 

  1. Researching the market your company will operate in and whether that is in accordance with the Investment Proclamation;
  2. Selecting the type of business organization you would like to establish;
  3. Identifying a knowledgeable local agent (with a power of attorney);
  4. Verification of the available agro-climatic conditions for your specific crops – if applicable;
  5. Export procedures – if applicable.

Establishing a company

Pre-requirement
A legalized copy of an official English translation of your Memorandum of Association (statuten) and Articles of Association (oprichtingsakte).

Necessary steps:

 

 

 

For more detailed information regarding the different steps please click here 
For more information on investment incentives (tax privileges) click here.

 

 

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