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On request of the the Ethiopian Embassy in Brussels, MVO Nederland and NABC are going to facilitate a gathering for Dutch SMEs that are active or interested in Ethiopia on Tuesday April 29.

The Ambassador will be present to share information about the opportunities in and the potential of Ethiopia. A delegation of representatives of the Ethiopian Investment Agency will accompany the Ambassador.

This will be an informal gathering where the Dutch private sector is able to explore its business opportunities on the Ethiopian market or to gain knowledge about Ethiopia as a potential investment partner.

When you are interested in joining this session, please register as soon as possible due to limited available places.



15:00-15:10 Welcome

15:10-15:30 Presentation by Ethiopian Embassy

15:30-15:50 Introduction of the delegation and the opportunity to ask questions.

15:50-17:00 Speed date / meet and greet with the members of the delegation.

17:00-18:00 Drinks and refreshments

Practical information

Date: Tuesday 29 April
Time: 15.00-17.00 and Drinks
Location: Washington Lounge 4, World Trade Center, the Hague
Address: Prinses Beatrixlaan, the Hague
Parking: Parking garage of the WTC
Language: English
Dress code: Business Casual
Registration period: unlimited in case places are available.


The Officials from Ethiopian Investment Agency will present to the participants some list of investment projects the agency has prepared for the Foriegn Direct investment in some target sectors  such as: Agro processing , Agriculture(Horticulture, Floriculture, etc) Assembling projects, Food and Beverage, chemical and Pharmaceuticals, construction Materials, Garment Industries, Leather Products, Metal Industry, Textile Industry, etc. The delegation also presents the environment of making investment in Ethiopia including different incentive schemes the Government of Ethiopia has been providing for the Foreign investors to encourage them. Since the Embassy and the focal persons in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia will present in the seminar, it would be good opportunity for the Dutch Entrepreneurs to establish relation with the core facilitators and decision makers to start business in Ethiopia.


You can download the presentation from Mr. Arega-Ethiopian Investment Agency here.

Event details

Ethiopia Meeting
From April 29, 2014
Till April 29, 2014
NABC events
The Hague, Netherlands