List of companies of Ethiopia

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Location of Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. With nearly 100 million inhabitants,[1] Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world, as well as the second-most populous nation on the African continent after Nigeria. It occupies a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi), and its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa.[1]

According to the IMF, Ethiopia was one of the fastest growing economies in the world, registering over 10% economic growth from 2004 through 2009.[2] It was the fastest-growing non-oil-dependent African economy in the years 2007 and 2008.[3] In 2015, the World Bank highlighted that Ethiopia had witnessed rapid economic growth with real domestic product (GDP) growth averaging 10.9% between 2004 and 2014.[4]

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Amha Records Consumer services Media Addis Ababa 1969 Record label, defunct 1975
Anbessa City Bus Service Enterprise Consumer services Travel & leisure Addis Ababa 1945 Passenger transport, bus
Awash International Bank Financials Banks Addis Ababa 1994 Bank
Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Financials Banks Addis Ababa 1963 Commercial bank
Cooperative Bank of Oromia Financials Banks Addis Ababa 2004 Commercial bank
Dedebit Credit and Saving Institution SC Financials Banks Mek'ele 1997 Microfinance
Ethiopia Commodity Exchange Financials Financial services Addis Ababa 2008 Exchange
Ethiopian Airlines Consumer services Travel & leisure Addis Ababa 1946 Airline
Ethio telecom Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Addis Ababa 1952 State-owned provider
Harar Brewery Consumer goods Food & beverage Harar 1984 Brewery, now part of Heineken International (Netherlands)
Marathon Motors Engineering Consumer goods Automobiles Addis Ababa 2009 Joint with Hyundai Motor Company (South Korea)
National Bank of Ethiopia Financials Banks Addis Ababa 1906 Central bank. formerly Bank of Abyssinia
Oromia International Bank Financials Banks Addis Ababa 2008 Private bank
Selam Bus Line Share Company Consumer services Travel & leisure Addis Ababa 1996 Passenger transport
Sky Bus Transport System Consumer services Travel & leisure Addis Ababa 2007 Passenger transport
Trans Nation Airways Consumer services Travel & leisure Addis Ababa 2004 Charter airline

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ethiopia". The World Factbook. CIA. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "World Economic Outlook" (PDF). IMF. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Ethiopia: IMF Positive on Country's Growth Outlook". allAfrica. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "With Continued Rapid Growth, Ethiopia is Poised to Become a Middle Income Country by 2025". Retrieved 2016-06-24.