Industrial investment climate in Ethopia
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Industrial investment climate in Ethopia prepared for the Technical Agency, Imperial Ethiopian Government by William L. K. Schwarz

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Published by Stanford Research Institute in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English



  • Ethiopia.


  • Investments -- Ethiopia.,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Ethiopia.,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Law and legislation -- Ethiopia.

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Statementby William L. K. Schwarz, Paulos Abraham, Kifle-Mariam Zerom.
SeriesSRI project IU-6350 ; report no. 2
ContributionsAbraham, Paulos, joint author., Kifle-Mariam Zerom, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHD2146.E82 S7 no. 2, HG5881.E82 S7 no. 2
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 109 p. ;
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5230704M
LC Control Number75300721

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Courtesy to Ethiopia's positive investment climate, Mekonen cited a recent report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), which ranked Ethiopia first in the Eastern. research and to understand better the investment climate. Check out the Country Commercial Guide, which outlines how to do business in Ethiopia and the investment climate. Read Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan 2—a strategy for priority trade and investment objectives for the country. Use the resources of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has ordered all bank accounts that have been opened in Tigray Regional State frozen. With the new procedure, an individual living in any part of the country. In , Ethiopia revised its proclamations on commercial registration and business licensing, tax administration, and income tax to improve its investment climate by adopting more efficient processes to reduce red tape. On October 8, , a state of emergency (SOE) .

1. Industrial Policy in Ethiopia: An Introduction2 More than fifteen years into a period of sustained and rapid economic growth, Ethiopia has continued to attract international attention for its achievements and for pursuing a home-grown development strategy, with an active industrial policy at its center.3 Some have been sceptical. FDI in Figures According to UNCTAD's World Investment Report , FDI inflows to Ethiopia decreased to USD 2,5 billion in , compared to USD 3,3 billion in (%).In total, FDI stocks were estimated at USD 25 billion in FDI has been negatively impacted by instability in some parts of the country, including regions with industrial parks. More than 70% of Ethiopia’s population is still employed in the agricultural sector, but services have surpassed agriculture as the principal source of GDP. Ethiopia has the lowest level of income-inequality in Africa and one of the lowest in the world, with a Gini coefficient comparable to . Ethiopia has also developed a strategic program for climate resilience under the PPCR. The result of extensive collaboration among government and other stakeholder groups, this strategy can serve as a roadmap for mainstreaming climate change across sectors and investing in priority areas, such as climate smart agriculture and infrastructure.

Ethiopia’s vision of becoming a middle income country by is built around economic, social, and environmental pillars Ethiopian Investment Comission 9 1. Overview of economic, geographic, social, and political outlook. 2. Enabling business environment; policies and incentives. 3. Investment opportunities; non -park and industrial park. abroad with investment incentives playing a nuanced role. As noted by James (), countries typically pursue growth-related reforms using a combination of approaches, including macroeconomic policies, investment climate improvements, and industrial policy changes. It is therefore difficult to pinpoint the specific effect of incentives. Developing Ethiopia: First-mover Investment Opportunities 7 Industrial sector expansion during economic growth Although agriculture remains an important contributor to Ethiopia’s economy, its share of GDP has been steadily decreasing. In the sector made up . Case Study: Improving the Investment Climate for Agriculture in Ethiopia Knowledge Primer 1. Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing, value added (% of GDP), World Bank Databank, 2. Ethiopia at a glance, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 3. Ethiopia Country Programming Framework, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 4.