Bilateral investment treaties

International investors can exploit protection clauses inserted in bilateral investment agreements concluded with the following countries

Algeria Austria Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union China Denmark
Egypt Finland France Germany Iran
Israel Italy Kuwait Libya Malaysia
Netherlands Sudan Sweden Switzerland Tunisia
Turkey Yemen

Last update: 2018. Source: EIC.

Bilateral investment treaties already ratified by Ethiopia but not yet in force are with the following countries

Equatorial Guinea




United Arab Emirates

Last update: 2018. Source: EIC.

Investment guarantees

Ethiopia is member of a World Bank affiliate —Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)— that provides insurance against political risks.

Protection of property rights

Ethiopia is a member of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).