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Foreign Trade in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa

Business in Ethiopia, Adama, Gondar, Addis Ababa, Mek'ele, Hawassa

Ethiopia (Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia) is an East African landlocked country

  1. የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ in Amharic
  2. Ethiopia is the oldest independent African state (History of Ethiopia)
  3. Addis Ababa is the economic, political and administrative capital of Ethiopia and the largest Ethiopian city
    1. The headquarters of the African Union (AU) and the Economic Commission for Africa of the UN are in Addis Ababa
  4. The largest cities of Ethiopia are Addis Ababa, Adama, Gondar, Mek'ele, Awasa, Bahir Dar (Dessie), Dire Dawa, Jimma and Jijiga
  5. Ethiopia is an African Frontier Market
  6. Ethiopia is one of the most dynamic economies in the world
  7. Ethiopian agriculture:
    1. 85% of the active population
    2. Main Ethiopian agricultural products are coffee, legumes, oilseeds, cereals, potatoes, sugarcane and vegetables
    3. Coffee is the main export product
    4. Ethiopia is the second largest African corn producer
  8. Ethiopia has 14 main rivers, including the Nile.
    1. Ethiopia has the largest water reserves in Africa
    2. Ethiopian hydroelectric power stations: 89% of the total installed electricity capacity
  9. Ethiopia share borders with Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya (861 kilometres), Somalia (1,626 kilometres), Sudan (769 kilometres) and South Sudan
  10. Transport and Logistics in Ethiopia

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Study in Ethiopia: Master, Doctorate, Business Ethiopian Students from Ethiopia

  1. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade, Global Logistics

Ethiopian Students: Masters, Doctorates (Business, Foreign Trade)

Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted to the Ethiopian Students.

More information: Business in Ethiopia, at EENI Training Portal.

Mimi Alemayehou

Mimi Alemayehou Ethiopian Businesswoman

Ethiopian population: 105 millions Ethiopians

  1. Ethiopia is the second most populated African Country
  2. Ethiopia is the most populated landlocked country of the World
  3. 1983: 34 millions of Ethiopians
  4. Ethiopian Population density: 88 inhabitants / km²

Study in East Africa (Master Business) Burundi, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, the Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda

  1. Area of Ethiopia: 1,127,127 km²
  2. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa, in a vast complex of mountains and plateaus divided by the Great Rift Valley
  3. The great diversity of the terrain determines great variations in its climate
  4. Ethiopia is a Federal Republic
  5. Calling code: 251
  6. Country code top-level domain: .et
  7. Currency of Ethiopia: Birr (ETB)

Sheik Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi

Sheikh Mohammed Al-Amoudi Ethiopian Businessman

Regions of Ethiopia

The two Ethiopians «cities-regions» are (city / population in a million people):

  1. Addis Ababa (city) / 3,3
  2. Dire Dawa (city) / 0,4

The nine regions of Ethiopia are (population in a million people / area / capital)

Study Business Provinces of Ethiopia

  1. Afar / 3.8 / Semera
  2. Amhara / 28.4 / Bahir Dar
  3. Benishangul-Gumuz / 1 / Asosa
  4. Gambela / 0.4 / Gambela
  5. Harari / 0.2 / Harar
  6. Oromia / 33.7 / Adama
  7. Somali / 8.5 / Jijiga
  8. Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region / 18.2 / Hawassa
  9. Tigray / 5 / Mek'ele

Case Study: Ethiopian Airlines

Trade Organisations (Ethiopia)

  1. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  3. U.S.-COMESA Agreement
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Agreement
  5. Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)
  6. Conference on the Great Lakes Region (guest member country)

Customs Union COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)

  1. African Development Bank
  2. African Union
  4. Economic Commission for Africa

IGAD Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda...)

Main Ethiopian ethnicities:

Oromo are the most important ethnic group in Ethiopia (35% of the Ethiopians)

Amhara represent 27% of the Ethiopian population

Other ethnic groups are Somalis, Tigray, Sidama, Ghage, Welayta and Afar.

Religions in Ethiopia:

  1. Orthodox Christianity (43% of the Ethiopian population)
  2. Sunni Islam (34%)
  3. Traditional African religions

Languages of Ethiopia

More than 90 languages are spoken in Ethiopia.

Most Ethiopians speak Afro-Asiatic languages (Cushitic or Semitic branches).

  1. Amharic, spoken by Amhara. Amharic is the official Ethiopian language
  2. Tigrinya, spoken by Tigrinya
  3. Oromiffa, spoken by Oromo
  4. Somali, spoken by Somalis

Ethiopia and Eritrea use the ancient Ge'ez alphabet, one of the oldest alphabets in the world

Nile Basin Initiative (Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania)

Higher Education in Ethiopia

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