Business Reforms in Ethiopia
= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business. = Change making it more difficult to do business.
Starting a Business: Ethiopia made starting a business easier by removing the requirement to open a bank account for company registration and eliminating the paid-in minimum capital requirement.
Trading across Borders: Ethiopia made trading across border easier through a series of initiatives including the implementation of a risk-based inspection system, the streamlining of documents for importers and the strengthening of the customs authority.
Starting a Business: Ethiopia has made starting a business easier by creating clear guidance on trade name approvals.
Getting Credit: Ethiopia improved access to credit information by establishing an online platform for sharing such information and by guaranteeing borrowers’ right to inspect their personal data.
Paying Taxes: Ethiopia introduced a social insurance contribution.
Getting Electricity: In Ethiopia delays in providing new connections made getting electricity more difficult.
Trading across Borders: Ethiopia made trading easier by addressing internal bureaucratic inefficiencies.
Starting a Business: Ethiopia made starting a business easier by streamlining registration procedures.
Registering Property: Ethiopia made transferring property easier by decentralizing administrative tasks and merging procedures at the land registry and municipality.
Enforcing Contracts: Ethiopia made enforcing contracts easier by reducing delays in the courts—through backlog reduction, improved case management and internal training, and an expanded role for the enforcement judge.