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Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Canada

REGISTRATION BROCHURE

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:

CCAfrica frique

Canadian Council on Africa Conseil Canadien pour l’Afrique

JUNE 15-17, 2016 EXCLUSIVE INVITATION TO JOIN BUSINESS MISSION TO ETHIOPIA BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ARE AWAITING CANADIAN COMPANIES IN EVERY SECTOR

Energy Infrastruture & Construction Manufacturing Mining Agriculture And many other industries...


ABOUT THE MISSION The Canadian Council on Africa (CCAfrica) is pleased to announce the upcoming Business Trade Mission to Ethiopia, June 16-17, 2016. Organized in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada and the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Canada, this trade mission will focus on tangible business opportunities and projects that require Canadian technologies and expertise. This exclusive invitation allows you access to the tangible business opportunities awaiting Canadian companies in all sectors including:

ENERGY

INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION

MANUFACTURING

MINING

AGRICULTURE

AND MANY OTHER INDUSTRIES...

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MISSION • One on one business meetings with Senior Government and Private Sector Officials • Sector specific discussions and the opportunity to learn from a variety of leaders from various sectors within Ethiopia • Various seminars and the opportunity to meet with Senior Government Officials, Regional Government Officials and Chambers of Commerce 1


TRAVEL TO ETHIOPIA- DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM TORONTO TO ADDIS ABABA Travel to Ethiopia : Direct flights between Toronto, Canada and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Airlines has 3 direct non-stop flights per week between Toronto (Canada) and Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) – which simplifies doing business between Canada, Ethiopia and the continent of Africa. Ethiopian Airlines is one of the leading airlines in Africa and the world. It is a member of the Star Alliance includes: Air Canada, Lufthansa, Brussels Air, South Africa Airways, and more). Ethiopian Airlines serves 5 continents that encompasses 83 international, 49 Africa and 20 local destinations.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN ETHIOPIA AGRICULTURE Ethiopia is known as the home of organically grown agricultural products. It has ample arable land, diverse agro-ecological zones, good rainfall and irrigation potential. There is potential in the production and processing of agricultural crops such as coffee, tea, sugar, flowers, fruits, vegetables, and much more.

ENERGY Ethiopia has a capacity to produce more than 65,000MW of power generation from hydropower, wind energy, geothermal energy, waste and solar energy. The country planned to increase to 17,208MW /13,817MW from hydropower, 1224 from wind energy, 577MW from geothermal energy, 474MW from Ethanol and 300MW from solar energy/ and to build 15,000 km transmission lines during the Second Growth and Transformation Plan period (2015-2019). Energy Generation and Off-grid transition is open to foreign investors.

INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION Ethiopia has a plan to build 4561KM rail ways and more than 100,000KM road with in the coming five years. Therefore, these projects are open for potential and experienced foreign companies to invest in Construction, Financing, Designing, Technology Supply and Consultancy.

HOSPITALITY Opportunities within the development of designated 5 star hotels, lodges, resorts and restaurants are available.

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MINING SECTOR The mining sector within Ethiopia includes: • The existence of 12.6 trillion CC of natural gas has been proven and ready for commercial exploration. • Abundant deposits of platinum, tantalite, iron, copper, lead, zinc, nickel, Petroleum and gemstones have also been identified and are yet to be extracted. • Industrial and construction minerals such as quartz, feldspar, mica, kainite, kaolin, talc, chromite, graphite, magnetite, industrial olivine, marble, and granite, potash, rock salt, soda ash, sulphur, silica sand, diatomite and bentonite have been identified and awaiting potential investors.

MANUFACTURING SECTOR Between 2016 and 2025, Industrial Parks Development Corporation of Ethiopia (IPDC) will develop and operate 100,000 hectares of land (10,000 Hectares annually). This will result in a total factory floor area of 20 million square meters (2 million delivered annually) industrial parks in the country. Other manufacturing industries include: Textiles and Garments, Leather and Leather Products, Metal and Engineering, Dairy Products, Chemicals and Construction, Agro-Processing and Pharmaceuticals.

WHY INVEST IN ETHIOPIA? There are many reasons to invest in Ethiopia including:

• A Stable Economic Environment • Liberalised Economy • Strong Investment Guarantees • Attractive Investment Incentives • Favourable Taxation Environment Ethiopia has emerged as a leader within the continent with its remarkable growth in various sectors. Canadian companies searching for new emerging market opportunities should consider Ethiopia as a preferred destination.

ABOUT THE CANADIAN COUNCIL ON AFRICA CCAfrica frique

Canadian Council on Africa Conseil Canadien pour l’Afrique

CCAfrica is the only Canadian national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting multilateral business, trade and investment relations alongside education and social development between Canada and Africa. This trade mission will be aligned with the core values of CCAfrica and will aim to promote trade and economic development between Canada and the continent of Africa.

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CONTACT INFORMATION For more information and to request a registration package, please contact:

Nola Kianza, Founder & Board Member, Canadian Council on Africa Phone: (416) 572 2129 Email: ontario@ccafrica.ca

SPACES ARE LIMITED, REGISTER TODAY! To take advantage of this exclusive invitation to the Business Trade Mission, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER For more information on Investment Opportunities within Ethiopia click on the following resources:

Ethiopian Investment Commission Report

Why Invest in Ethiopia?

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:

CCAfrica frique Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Canada

Canadian Council on Africa Conseil Canadien pour l’Afrique

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