DBT provides trade and investment services and practical support. We help UK companies succeed in Ethiopia, and Ethiopian companies set up and invest in the UK.

We offer expertise and contacts through our extensive network of specialists in the UK, and staff in the British Embassy in Ethiopia.

Set up a business and invest in the UK

Discover investment opportunities and learn how your business can expand to the UK on great.gov.uk.

Buy from the UK

Find exceptional and creative UK trade partners with DBT’s Find a Supplier service on great.gov.uk.

Export to Ethiopia from the UK

UK companies can increase their sales, growth and stability by selling to Ethiopia.

Our export guide to Ethiopia provides essential information for new and established exporters.

On great.gov.uk, DBT provides:

Export licensing and special rules for Ethiopia

Information on products or services which require licences for supply outside of the UK.

Arms embargo and other restrictions on Ethiopia

Details of any arms embargoes, trade control restrictions, defence export policies and restrictions on terrorist organisations which may apply to Ethiopia.

Contact us

Department for Business and Trade Ethiopia

British Embassy
Comoros Street
PO Box 858

Addis Ababa


+251 11 661 2354