DOING BUSSINESS IN ETHIOPIA 1V

Due Diligence
Due diligence and project analysis are highly recommended for every sector. The U.S. Embassy offers the following fee-based services to assist in these efforts:
International Company Profile (report on an individual company) Gold Key Service (arranging appointment schedule with relevant parties) International Partners Search (compiling information on potential strategic partners)
Please see http://ethiopia.usembassy.gov/commercial_office.html and http://www.export.gov/ethiopia/eg_et_019644.asp for more information on these services.
If U.S. firms require extensive and detailed market research or project analysis, the U.S. Embassy can recommend local consultancy firms.
Local Professional Services
The following list includes companies that render general professional services (see
Web Resources section below for website and email links).
Disclaimer: This list is not comprehensive and inclusion does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the U.S. Government.
Banking and Finance
Abay Bank, Addis International Bank, Awash International Bank, Bank of Abyssinia, Berhan International Bank, Bunna International Bank, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Construction and Business Bank, Cooperative Bank of Oromia, Dashen Bank, Development Bank of Ethiopia, Lion International Bank, Nib International Bank, Oromia International Bank, United Bank, Wegagen Bank, Zemen Bank
Hotels and Meeting Facilities
Ghion Hotel, Harmony Hotel, Hilton Addis Ababa, Jupiter Hotel, Radisson Blu, Sheraton Addis Ababa
Tour Operators
Abyssinian Tours, Altour-Ethiopia, Ethiopia Travel, Ethiopian Rift Valley Safaris, Experience Ethiopia Travel, GETTS Travel, Travel Ethiopia
Others
Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions, Construction Contractors Association of Ethiopia, Encore Employment Training Services, Ernst & Young, Ethio-Jobs, Ethiopian Bar Association, Ethiopian Business Development Services Network, Ethiopian Economics Association, Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association, Ethiopian Information Technology Professional Association, Ethiopian Information Technology Professionals Association, Ethiopian Leather Industries Association, Ethiopian Medical Association, HST Consulting, Precise Consult International
Web Resources
Electronic Commerce
Ethiopian Commodity Exchange
http://www.ecx.com.et
Ethio Gift
http://www.ethiogift.com
Ethio-Market
http://www.ethiomarket.com
Ethiopian Airlines
http://www.ethiopianairlines.com
Genuine Leather Craft
http://www.genuineleathercraft.com
Zemen Bank
http://www.zemenbank.com
Chambers of Commerce
Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association
http://www.addischamber.com
Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association
http://www.ethiopianchamber.com
Advertizing Agencies
251 Communications
http://www.251communications.com
Addis Business
http://www.addischamber.com
Afro link Studio
http://www.afrolinkstudio.com
B.T. Digital Advert
http://www.btadvert.com
Cactus Advertising
Email: cactusplc@ethionet.et
Horizon Ethiopia
http://www.addisconnexion.com
Lion Advertising
Email: lionadpr@ethionet.et
Mono 2000 PLC
Email: monoplc@yahoo.com
Zeleman Production
http://www.zelemanproductions.com
Newspapers
Addis Zemen (Daily Amharic newspaper)
http://www.ethpress.gov.et
Capital (weekly)
http://www.capitalethiopia.com
Fortune (weekly)
http://www.addisfortune.com
New Business Ethiopia
http://newbusinessethiopia.com
Press Digest (weekly)
http://www.Press-digest.info
Sub Saharan Informer (weekly)
http://www.ssinformer.com
The Daily Monitor
http://www.theafricamonitor.com
The Ethiopian Herald
http://www.ethpress.gov.et
The Reporter (weekly)
http://www.ethiopianreporter.com
Ethiopian Government Media
Ethiopian News Agency
http://www.ena.gov.et
Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency
http://www.erta.gov.et
Radio Fana
http://www.fanabc.com/
Walta Information Centre
http://www.waltainfo.com
Banking and Finance
Awash International Bank
http://www.awash-international-bank.com
Bank of Abyssinia
http://www.bankofabyssinia.com
Berhan International Bank
http://www.berhan-bank.com
Bunna International Bank
http://www.bunnabanksc.com
Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
http://www.combanketh.com
Construction and Business Bank
http://www.cbb.com.et
Cooperative Bank of Oromia
http://www.coopbankoromia.com.et
Dashen Bank
http://www.dashenbanksc.com
Development Bank of Ethiopia
http://www.dbe.com.et
Lion International Bank
http://www.anbesabank.com
Nib International Bank
http://www.nibbank-et.com
Oromia International Bank
Email: oib@ethionet.et
United Bank
http://www.hibretbank.com
Wegagen Bank
http://www.wegagenbank.com.et
Zemen Bank
http://www.zemenbank.com
Hotels and Meeting Facilities
Ghion Hotel
http://www.ghionhotel.com.et
Harmony Hotel
http://www.harmonyhotelethiopia.com
Hilton Addis Ababa
http://www.hilton.com
Jupiter Hotel
http://www.Jupiterinternationalhotel.com
Radisson Blu
http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-addisababa
Sheraton Addis Ababa
http://www.luxurycollection.com/addis
Tour Operators
Abyssinian Tours
http://www.abyssiniantours.com
Altour Ethiopia
http://www.moderneth.com/index.html
Ethiopia Travel
http://www.ethiopiatravel.com
Ethiopian Rift Valley Safaris
http://www.ethiopianriftvalleysafaris.com
Experience Ethiopia Travel
http://www.telecom.net.et/~eet
GETTS Travel
http://www.getts.com.et
Travel Ethiopia
http://www.travelethiopia.com
Other Web Resources and Links
Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions
http://www.aemfiethiopia.org
Ethiopian Bar Association
http://www.ethiopian-bar.org
Ethiopian Business Development Services Network
http://www.bds-ethiopia.net
Ethiopian Economics Association
http://www.eeaecon.org
Ethiopian Medical Association
http://www.ethiopianmedicalassociation.com
Ethiopian Information Technology Professional Association
http://www.ictet.org
Ethio-Jobs
http://www.ethiojobs.net
Precise Consult International
http://www.ethiopiainvestor.com
Construction Contractors Association of Ethiopia
http://www.ethiopianconstruction.org
Encore Employment Training Services
http://www.encore-etcs.com
Ethiopian Information Technology Professionals Association
http://www.eitpa.org
Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association
http://www.ehpea.org.et
Ethiopian Leather Industries Association
http://www.elia.org.et
Ernst & Young
http://www.ey.com
HST Consulting
http://www.hstcon.com
U.S. Government websites
http://www.export.gov/ethiopia/eg_et_019644.asp and http://ethiopia.usembassy.gov/commercial_office.html
World Bank website:
Doing Business in Ethiopia report:
http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreTopics/StartingBusiness/MoreDetails.aspx?economyId=66

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