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– Nordic business delegation to Ethiopia, April 2017

Join our business delegation to Ethiopia, April 23rd – 27th, 2017 and explore business opportunities and meet local Ethiopian partners that are interested in doing business with Danish and Finnish companies within food / agribusiness, infrastructure, manufactoring and companies offering services and concepts that are targeted The United Nations tendering programmes.


Explore Ethiopia


Ethiopia’s infrastructure spending, as a percentage of GDP, is the highest in Africa. The Ethiopian government rightfully makes the delivery of infrastructural services, such as transport and energy, a focus of its development plan


Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.Ethiopia is one of the founding members of the UN, the Group of 24 (G-24), the Organisation of African Unity. Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa serves as the headquarters of the African Union, the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Aviation Training HQ, the African Standby Force, and much of the global NGOs focused on Africa

Explore your business potential – discover business opportunities within food/agribusiness, infrastructure, manufactoring and services and concepts that are targeted The United Nations tendering programmes

Nordekon ApS invites Danish and Finnish companies to join our buisness delegation to Ethiopia in April 2017. The purpose of the business delegation is to attend high-level minister meetings as well as identify relevant local business partners. Nordekon ApS will organise an individual programme for your company in accordance with your needs and it will include the following:

  • Kickoff seminar on business opportunities in Ethiopia
  • Relevant minister meetings
  • Individual meeting programme of visits with relevant local companies. The programme is based on your company profile, requirements and business concept.

Prior to departure Nordekon will arrange an optional meeting with the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Stockholm, Sweden.

Target group:

This delegation is relevant for Danish and Finnish companies operating in the the following sectors:

  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Infrastructure, building, housing and urbanisation
  • Manufacturing
  • UN / World bank tendering

Individual meeting programme will be elaborated accordingly to the needs and requirements of each participating company.

Particpant fee: The price is EURO 1,950 each person (based on min. 10 traveling companies) ex. airfare and accommodation. Not included in the price is the participant’s own transport to meetings, transportation to/from airport, visas, insurance and meals. Sign up: Sign up for participation, please email, Partner (Denmark), Flemming Sørensen: or Partner (Finland) Esa Rantanen:


Read more about the incentives for investigating the Ethiopian business opportunities

Ethiopia as an investment opportunity for Danish and Finnish companies


Ethiopia has an area of 1.14 million square kilometres, 513,000 sq mts of arable land and 34,000sq mts of irrigated land. Ethiopia remains an untapped and unexploited market and with this in mind the government has continued to build infrastructure to complement the path it has charted out in the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP).

The world is already suitably impressed with the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam projects that will accelerate the country’s ability to provide adequate electricity which is a prerequisite to rapid economic growth. Addis Ababa is the only city in the region to have a metro light train to ease commuting. Still undergoing tests, the new $475 million light railway system will also enhance Addis as a cosmopolitan city and home to the African Union as well as other United Nations regional offices.

Ethiopia attracts a steady flow of investment capital and countries like;  China, India, Sudan, German, Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and The United States of America are among the major sources of foreign direct investments (FDI).

See more general information about Ethiopia here: AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK



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