Ethiopia-Canada Trade & Investment Forum - June 27-29, 2017


MineAfrica hosted a delegation of 30 leading companies and senior government officials from Ethiopia in Toronto on June 27-28, 2017 for a profitable program of business opportunities and networking.

The program was organized in partnership with the Ethiopian Embassy in Ottawa and Ethiopian based WAFA Marketing and Promotion Plc.

The forum featured 30 leading businesses and senior government officials from Ethiopia who presented to Canadian participants specific investment opportunities in Ethiopia as well as products available for import into Canada. Industry sectors represented include; agriculture (oilseeds, spices, coffee), commercial farming, construction, mining, hotel and tourism, heavy machinery, manufacturing (assembly of truck body parts, packaging), etc.

Ethiopia is ranked by the World Bank as the fast growing economy in the world and by the International Monetary Fund among the five fastest growing economies in the world.

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business also hosted a networking cocktail reception for the delegation.

Download the seminar program.

Download the Ethiopia-Canada 2017 Trade and Investment Magazine and company profiles.

Click on the links below to download the presentations.

  • Investing in Ethiopia - Mrs. Jerusalem Amdemariam, Director General, Business Diplomacy Directorate General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

  • The mining sector in Ethiopia and its investment prospects - Mr. Sisay Ayalew, Director, Mineral Licensing and Administration Directorate, Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

  • Canadian Government Support for Doing Business in Ethiopia - Chris Evans, Senior Account Manager, Export Development Canada (EDC)

  • Multi-vendor Market Place - Kia Muktar, Chief Executive Officer, SS4IT

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