Requirements for Investment
Mode of Doing Business
- Sole proprietorship
- Business organization incorporated in Ethiopia or abroad
A. Minimum capital requirements for wholly owned foreign investment:
US$200,000 per project
B. Minimum capital requirement for investments in partnership with domestic investors
US$150,000 per project
C. No minimum capital is required for new projects by investors who invest profits or dividends generated from existing ventures.
The first step for foreign investors to start a business in Ethiopia is to approach the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) in order to get an investment license.