Promote your Business on AACCSA’s WEBSITE

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations provides you WEB SITE SERVICES at a reasonable price. This service will help you to promote and increase your company’s visibility in the international market. The website services we ...

Tax advisory English and Amharic

AACCSA is offering various services to its members and potential members. The chamber has started recently a tax advisory service which focuses on the country’s different tax proclamations, regulations and directives. The advisory service targets ...

Tax proclamations

You can find some of tax proclamations in Ethiopia here. Income tax here Amended Income tax here Value added tax here Amended value added tax here excise tax here Amended excise tax ...

ETHIOPIA AND SUDAN PREFERENTIAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (PTA)

Ethiopia and Sudan signed Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) and entered into force in February 6, 2003. The provision of the preferential treatment is applicable to all industrial and agricultural products originating from both countries. The ...

COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)

Introduction Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Free Trade Area (FTA) was launched on 31 October 2000 with nine Member States. This was the first FTA in Africa. Now, there are 19 Member States; 14 of them are full FTA ...

MARKET ACCESS UNDER AFRICAN GROWTH OPPORTUNITY ACCESS (AGOA)

SECTION I 1. BACKGROUND The African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) is the United States trade and Development Act of 2000. It provides most liberal trade opportunity for eligible sub-Saharan African countries export products to enter to US ...

General Systems of Preferences (GSP)

General Systems of Prefernces(GSP) The Generalized System of Preferences, or GSP, is a formal, non-reciprocal system of granting tariff exemption by developed countries to developing countries for the purpose of lowering tariffs for developing ...

New project profiles

This is updated project profiles prepared by Industrial projects service on May, 2013. To see lists of project profiles For Food and Beverage click here For Chemical 1 here For Chemical 2 here For rubber, plastic and leather here For Non-Metallic ...

Investement Incentives

1. Investment Incentives The intentions of granting investment incentives under Minister Regulation No. 270/2012 and revised Regulation No. 312/2014 for domestic and foreign investors are to increase and speed up the flow of capital, technology ...

Investment Proclamation and Regulation

1. Investment in Ethiopia The highlights of investment proclamation and guideline bellows are compiled from investment proclamation no. 769/2012 and amended proclamation No. 849/2014 A reader should refer the document for a comprehensive ...

Ethiopian standard Industrial classification (ESCI) English

The ‘’Original Version of the Ethiopian Standard Industrial classification’’ was first published in January 2010 in accordance with Article 30(2) of the Commercial Registration and Business Licensing Proclamation 686/2010 which had 982 ...

Business Company Formation

In Ethiopia business companies are formulated according to the commercial code of 166 of 1960. In the commercial code of article 212 there are six forms of business organizations as follows: 1. Ordinary partnership; A partnership is ...

Trade Licence and Registration Procedure

Business Registration and Licensing Procedure Doing business in Ethiopia requires business registration and licensing. The Ethiopian government with the objective of improving the existing commercial registration, implementation and business ...

Trade Balance

Trade, in general connotation, means the purchase and sales of commodities. In International Trade, purchase and sale are replaced by imports and exports. Balance of Trade is simply the difference between the value of exports and value of imports. ...

FDI Flow

Foreign Direct Investment - FDI A foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment made by a company or entity based in one country, into a company or entity based in another country. Foreign direct investments differ substantially from ...

Export Incentives

1. Investment Incentives The intentions of granting investment incentives under Minister Regulation No. 270/2012 for domestic and foreign investors are to increase and speed up the flow of capital, technology transfer, employment creation and ...

Business Finance Guide

Introduction Access to business finance play very import role for any business startup and growth. Finance is a good indicator of the health of the company overall, it also holds an important role in managing business growth. The finance ...

How to start Export in Ethiopia

An export business is a business that sells products to a country other than the one where the goods are produced or manufactured. There is profit to be made in export. The international market is much larger than the local market. Growth rates in ...

Trade Licence and Registration Procedure

Business Registration and Licensing Procedure Doing business in Ethiopia requires business registration and licensing. The Ethiopian government with the objective of improving the existing commercial registration, implementation and ...

Export Incentives

1. Investment Incentives The intentions of granting investment incentives under Minister Regulation No. 270/2012 for domestic and foreign investors are to increase and speed up the flow of capital, technology transfer, employment creation and ...

Export Payement

Bank Payment Bank, being one of financial institutions, facilitates payment for merchandise shipped and services rendered, layouts funds for buyer and seller, and gives its professional advices to traders. Bank payment are very significant ...

Export Documentation

Export Business Support Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectorial Association, business support staff can advise you on all aspects of export business including, lists of eligible export goods, export documentation, bank payments, ...