Proclamation No.769/2012 Investment Proclamation

Proclamation No.769/2012 Investment Proclamation


WHEREAS, the encouragement and expansion of investment especially in the manufacturing sector, has become necessary so as to strengthen the domestic production capacity and thereby accelerate the economic development of the country and improve the living standards of its peoples;

WHEREAS, it has become necessary to further increase the inflow of capital and speed up the transfer of technology into the country;

WHEREAS, it has become necessary to enhance and promote the equitable distribution of investments among regions and benefit the society by ensuring competitiveness among investments made by investors;

WHEREAS, it has become essential to put in place a system of supervision to ensure that permits and incentives granted to investors are used for the intended purposes;

WHEREAS, the system of administration of investment needs to be transparent and efficient;

WHEREAS, it has been considered that the establishment of industrial development zones helps, by creating enabling and competitive condition, to interrelate manufacturing sectors based on value creation as well as to attract and expand investment;

WHEREAS, to these ends, it has become necessary to revise the existing law on investment;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows:

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10 thoughts on “Proclamation No.769/2012 Investment Proclamation

  1. Hi sir, I am a consultant,& I asked to prepare feasibility study of investment projects. Hence,I need the current Ethiopian proclamations of investment and the current need of Ethiopia for economic development please can you send me your opinion with best regards

  2. Dear, first I very grateful for all your devotion to make laws ….. accessible.
    would mind please to send me federal and Oromia RNS proclamation, regulation, directives, if any, concerning Investment other than this proc. 769/2012.
    And please any literature, thesis, journal articles on Expropriation of Investment in general and Foreign investment in particular.

    with best regards,

  3. 1st of all i would like thanks for ur help . it is known that an invester is exmted from stamp duty charge when he get bank loan but am a little bit confiused i do have one coustomer how have investment license and retaile business the loan loan is used for both. my qustion is the customer can pay stampduty charge or not. if it is possible pls send me you reply on my email

  4. please send to me the newly issued or Draft -proclamation For Financial Statments Prepration- which was proclamed in June 2014. Thank you!

  5. Sir Abrham . I would like to wonder you for all your efforts, that you make known the current laws of Ethiopia to every one . Through this opportunity i will ask your contribution regarding the requirements of registration and license as you give me some explanation .

    1. I was asked to deliver some speech on newly enacted proclamation of investment and the current need of ethiopia for economic development please can you send me your opinion with best regards

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