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US$ 716mn
Bilateral trade in 2020-2021

US$ 684mn

Ethiopia's imports from India in 2020-21

5,515
Overseas Indians living in Ethiopia

No 1

Ethiopia is the fastest growing economy in Africa

Growth

Ethiopia's growth is driven by the increase in industrial activity, infrastructure and manufacturing

2nd

Largest market in Africa with a rapidly growing middle-class society

Railways

Ethiopia's Light Rail System project is the first of its kind in the entire region

Agriculture

Ideal location for growing cereals, pulses, oil seeds, fruits, vegetables, coffee, tobacco, sugar cane, tea and spices

Connectivity

Mobile phone access in Ethiopia is the strongest in the region

India's Exports and Imports to Ethiopia

Ethiopian Investment Commission

+251-11-551-0033

Visit Website

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia P.O. Box 2313 Ethiopia

Embassy of India, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

011- 6362010/6362600/6362034/636-2279

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224, Kebele 13/14, Woreda 07,
Arada Sub-City,
Near Bel Air Hotel,
Aware , Addis Ababa.
Ethiopia

Commercial Representative

+251-92-990-7271

Mihir Kumar Thakur
Attache (Com.)

Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Whiskies (220830)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Malt extract; oth. food preps. of flour/groats/meal/starch/malt extact [see … (190190)
    Malt, not roasted (110710)
    Malt, roasted (110720)
    Semi-milled/wholly milled rice, whether or not polished/glazed (100630)
    Wheat/meslin flour (110100)

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    Uncooked pasta, not stuffed/othw. prepd., not cont. eggs (190219)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)

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    Peas (Pisum sativum), dried, shelled, whether or not skinned/split (071310)

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    Fats and oil of fish and their fractions, whether or not refined (excluding liver oils and chemically modified)
    Fish fillet; frozen, salmon pacific (onchorhynchus nerka, onchorhynchus gorbuscha, onchorhynchus keta, onchorhynchus tshawytscha, onchorhynchus kisutch, onchorhynchus masou, onchorhynchus rhodurus, atlantic (salmon salar) and danube (huncho huncho)
    Fish; fresh or chilled, salmonidae, excluding fillets, liver, roes and other fish meat
    Sauces and similar products of meat, meat offal or blood food preparation based on these products
    Tunas SKP, Atlantic Bonto (Sarda SP) whole/ pieces but not minced

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    Broken rice (100640)

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Minerals

    Production: 4,580 kgs

    Reserve: 20.141 million tonnes

     

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    Production: 1,600 tonnes

    usgs.gov

    Reserve: 460,000 tons (estimated)

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    Production: 320,000 tonnes

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    Production: Iron Ore – 1,80,000 tonnes

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    Prodution: 48,00,000 tonnes

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    Reserve: 160 million tonnes

    gse.gov.et

    Production: 450,000 tonnes

    usgs.gov

    Production: 100 tonnes

    Reserve: 21,700 tonnes

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Priority Sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Ethiopia
  • Pulses, vegetables
  • Oilseeds, spices
  • Precious and semi-precious stones
  • Leather and spices
  • Vegetables and seeds
India's top export to Ethiopia
  • Sugar
  • Drugs and pharmaceuticals
  • Machinery and instruments
  • Consumer products
  • Primary and semi-finished iron and steel products

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