The European Business Council for Africa

EU-Ethiopia Business Forum 2019
hosted by European Commission

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 09:00 - 18:00

The Square, Brussels


The objective of this Forum was mainly to support and stimulate European private sector trade and investment.

During this high-level business forum we had the opportunity to exchange practical information about doing business in Ethiopia and interact with top-officials from the Ethiopian Investment Commission and with other high-ranking officials from Ethiopia. 

In the presence of Mr. Jyrki Katainen, vice-president of the European Commission and Commissioner for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, the day-long program focused on four key sectors in Ethiopia. These sectors were:

  • Agroprocessing
  • Textile, apparel and leather
  • Pharmaceutical and medical
  • ICT


EU-Ethiopia Business Forum Full Report