Ethiopia: A New Horizon of Hope


This is a country that has gone through a lot of political struggles, violence and war. We have spent many periods in conflict - among ourselves and with others.  It is now time to focus on transforming our economy.

- H.E. Abiy Ahmed

Priority Issues

Jobs and Competitiveness

Ethiopia’s economy has registered a decade of rapid and stable growth. Real GDP growth has averaged about 10 per cent over the last decade. The poverty rate declined substantially from 55.3% in 2000 down to 26 percent in 2016. However, Ethiopia still faces significant development challenges.

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Democracy and Rule of Law

In response to unprecedented public pressure, Ethiopia is undergoing national renewal. Ethiopians demand for democracy and respect for basic rights is evident. Pervasive human rights violation, an environment that made it impossible for civil society and political parties to function, weak democratic institutions

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Doing Business Initiative

Improving Ethiopia’s investment climate is a key part of Ethiopia’s New Horizon of Hope Action plan for Jobs. Ethiopia has the demographic dividend, demand, and a committed government. Ethiopia has also invested significantly in physical infrastructure in the past two decades.

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Doing Business Initiative