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New Proclamations and Regulations 2013/14

Proclamations Proclamation No. 808/2013 Information Network Security Agency Re-establishment Proclamation DOWNLOAD Proclamation No. 810/2013 Energy Proclamation DOWNLOAD Proclamation No. 811/2013 Trucks Demurrage Proclamation DOWNLOAD Proclamation No. 812/2013 Export – Import Bank of China Loan Agreement Periods Additional Loan for Addis Ababa Adama Toll Motorway Design and Build and a Loan for Addis Ababa Toll Motorway … Continue reading

Capital Goods Leasing Business (Amendment) Proclamation No. 807/2013

PROCLAMATION No. 807/2013 PROCLAMATION TO AMEND THE CAPITAL GOODS LEASING BUSINESS PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, it has became necessary to amend the Capital Goods Leasing Business Proclamation No.103/ 1998; NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article55 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows: 1. Short Title This Proclamation … Continue reading

Investment Incentives and Investment Areas Reserved for Domestic Investors Council of Ministers Regulation No. 270-2012

COUNCIL OF MINISTERS REGULATION No. 270/2012         DOWNLOAD (.pdf) COUNCIL OF MINISTERS REGULATION ON INVESTMENT INCENTIVES AND INVESTMENT AREAS RESERVED FOR DOMESTIC INVESTORS This Regulation is issued by the Council of Ministers Pursuant to Article 5 of the Definition of Powers and Duties of the Executive Organs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Proclamation No. … Continue reading

Proclamation No.769/2012 Investment Proclamation

Related posts Advertisement Proclamation No. 759/2012 Proclamation No.760/2012 Registration of Vital Events and National Identity Card Proclamation Proclamation No.769/2012 Investment Proclamation DOWNLOAD (pdf) Preamble PART ONE GENERAL PART TWO INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES AND AREAS OF INVESTMENT PART THREE FORMS OF INVESTMENT AND CAPITAL REQUIREMENT FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS PART FOUR INVESTMENT PERMIT PART FIVE REGISTRATION OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND … Continue reading

The New Urban Lands Lease Holding Proclamation No. 721 /2011 (Published on Negarit Gazetta)

URBAN LAND LEASE PROCLAMATIONS No. 721 –2011 (DOWNLOAD  pdf) New Land lease Proclamation No. 721 –2011 Federal Negarit Gazeta No.4 28th November, 2011 18th Year No.4 Addis Ababa 28th November, 2011                             Proclamation No. 721/2011 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR LEASE HOLDING OF URBAN LANDS Short title: Urban Lands Lease Holding Proclamation No. 721 /2011. … Continue reading


The Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority has prepared a draft proclamation to govern the advertising business. The draft has been presented to stakeholders for discussion. The draft contains 38 articles. The draft requires any person who wants to engage in advertising activity to obtain an advertising business license. The contents of any advertisement must comply with the … Continue reading

Ethiopian Investment Laws

Investment Proclamations Proc No. 37-1996 Investment  Proclamation Proc No. 116-1998 Investment Proclamation (Amendment)  Proc No. 168-1999 Investment Proclamation (Amendment)    Proc No. 280-2002 Investment  Proclamation Proc No. 375-2003 Investment Proclamation (Amendment Export trade and capital goods leasing business Proc No 543 2007 The Revised Export Trade  Duty Incentive Scheme Establishing  Proclamation  Proc No. 103-1998 Capital … Continue reading

Ethiopian Tax and Customs Laws

ETHIOPIAN TAX and CUSTOMS LAWS Ethiopian tax and customs laws is characterized by frequent repeal and amendments. The number of proclamations, regulations and directives makes it to some extent difficult to understand this area of law. In order to make it easy for researchers, business persons and others interested in knowing Ethiopian tax and customs … Continue reading


PROCLAMATION NO. 376/2003 A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND THE COMMERCIAL REGISTRATION AND BUSINESS LICENSING  PROCLAMATION     WHEREAS, it has been necessary to amend some provisions of the commercial Registration and Business licensing Proclamation No 67/1997 and to include some additional provisions to encourage investment. NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 (1) of the Constitution … Continue reading

Proclamation No.103/1998 Capital Goods Leasing Business Proclamation

Proclamation No.103/1998 Capital Goods Leasing Business Proclamation WHEREAS, for those investors who have the desire, knowledge and profession to participate in various investment activities but could not act due to lack of capital it is necessary to create an enabling environment for the establishment of alternative sources of financing; WHEREAS, it is believed that lessors … Continue reading


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