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Micro-Financing Business Proclamation

Council of Ministers/trade and industry, Ethiopia

The micro-financing shall see to the collection of deposits and issuance of credit to rural and urban farmers and people engaged in other similar activities as well as micro and small scale rural and urban entrepreneurs, the maximum amount of which may be determined by the National Bank. The proclamation also sepcifies other specific roles a micro-financing institution can take on. It contains other pertinent pointers ranging from licensing to operational and financial requirements and limitations.

Ethiopia 2009 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Live Animals Marketing Proclamation

Council of Ministers/trade and industry, Ethiopia

This Proclamation shall be applicable to any person directly or indirectly involved in live animals marketing within the country. The proclamation stipulates that Marketing of live animals shall be carried out at first level and second level live animals market centers in accordance with Article 5 and Article 6 of this Proclamation. It specifies details about the levels of market centres, live animals health control, transportation of live animals, as well as the duties and obligations of market actors.

Ethiopia 2014 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Trade Practice and Consumers Protection Proclamation

Council of Ministers/trade and industry, Ethiopia

The proclamation has the following objectives; to protect consumers rights and benefits. to ensure the suitableness of the supply of goods and services to human health and safety, ensuring that manufacturers, importers, service
dispensers and persons engaged in commercial activities in general, carry on their activities in a responsible way, and preventing and eliminating trade practices that damage the interests and goodwill of business persons. It explicitly spells out the scope of the proclamation, and addresses the different trade practices.

Ethiopia 2010 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Commercial Registration and Business Licensing Proclamation

Council of Ministers/Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ethiopia

The provisions of this Proclamation relating to business licenses shall apply to any person engaged in any commercial activity other than those specified under Article 30 sub article (1) of this Proclamation. The objectives of this proclamation include; strengthening the situations where the trade
sector can be supportive of the economic development of the country, and protecting the trade sector from detrimental and unfair activities by appropriately organizing the systems of commercial registration and business licensing;

Ethiopia 2010 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Quality and Standards Authority of Ethiopia Establishment Proclamation

Council of Ministers/Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ethiopia

This proclamation re-establishes the quality and standards authority of Ethiopia as an autonomous federal government organ, accountable to the office of the prime minister. It details the powers and duties of the authority, its organization structure, members of board and their powers and duties, meetings, budget, books of accounts, as well as the objectives of the authority

Ethiopia 1998 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Commercial Registration and Licensing Proclamation

Council of Ministers/trade and industry, Ethiopia

This Proclamation applies to business persons, sectoral associations, commercial representatives and any other person engaged in commercial activities other than those specified under Article 21(4) of this Proclamation. It clearly spells out the powers and duties of relevant authorities, including; the ministry of trade and industry, and the regional organs. It also sets out the commercial register, registration and conduction of commercial register, trade name registration, and business licenses, among others.

Ethiopia 2016 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Business Mortgage Proclamation

Council of Ministers/trade and industry, Ethiopia

The business mortgage proclamation of 1998 specifies that In order to mortgage a business, the business shall be one which has been registered and given business license by the appropriate Federal or Regional authority. The proclamation sets out procedures for keeping a register, application for registration, selling of business mortgage by auction, as well as other miscellaneous provisions.

Ethiopia 1998 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Ethiopia Commodity Exchange Authority Proclamation

Council of Ministers/Ministry of Trade & Development, Ethiopia

This Proclamation establishes the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange Authority as an autonomous public institution of the Federal Government. The authority is accountable to the office of the prime minister. “The general objective of the Authority shall be to ensure the development of an efficient and modern (agricultural) commodities marketing system. The Authority may grant recognition to Clearing Institutions and Exchange Actors and recognize Exchange Actors Associations. The Act also provides rules relative to trading in commodities and requires Commodity Exchanges to set up a Settlement Guarantee Fund”.

Ethiopia 2007 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Cooperative Societies Proclamation

Council of Ministers/trade and industry, Ethiopia

The proclamation aims to bridge the gap of absence of a comprehensive legislation guiding the organization and management of cooperative societies. This is to ensure the maximization of the potential benefits accruable through formation of cooperatives. The proclamation highlights the objectives of a society, guiding principles, formation and registration, juridical personality and responsibility, among others.

Ethiopia 1998 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Pre-Shipment Inspection Scheme Establishment Proclamation

Council of Ministers/trade and industry, Ethiopia

The pre shipment inspection applies to all goods imported into the territory of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, except as stated under article 6 of this proclamation. It details the requirement of pre-shipment inspection, coverage of the inspection, exceptions, procedures for goods importation with or without the letter of credit. This is in a bid to create efficient conditions for trade activities.

Ethiopia 1999 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Coucils of Ministers Regulation to Provide for the implementation of Cooperative Societies Proclamation

Council of Ministers/Council of Ministers, Ethiopia

This Regulation is issued by the council of Ministers pursuant to article 5 of the definition of powers and Duties of the Executive organs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Proclamation of 1995 and article 59 of Cooperative Societies Proclamation of 1998. It provides for the implementation of the proclamations of 1998. It addresses the establishment of cooperative societies, unions, cooperative federations, and cooperative league. It also details the types and functions of these societies, among others.

Ethiopia 2004 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Federal Micro and Small Enterprises Development Agency Establishment Council of Ministers Regulation

Ethiopia, Urban Development and Construction

This serve as the regulation to establish the federal micro and small enterprises development agency as an autonomous federal government organ. The agency is to be supervised by the ministry of urban development and construction. The goal is to ensure the agency coordinates and harmonise all activities and institutions providing support to micro and small enterprises. This is to ensure long term sustainability of the sector, and the accompanying increase in competitive levels.

Ethiopia 2011 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Trade of Saw Logs and Veneer Logs Regulations

Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ethiopia

These regulations are issued subject to the state forest proclamation. It chiefly contains the report to be submitted by persons owning mills for the processing of state and federal forest products. The report shall contain ownership, location, capacity, and mechanical description of the plant This is to ensure the safeguarding of the country’s natural resources.

Ethiopia 1968 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industry Development Institute Establishment Council of Ministers Regulation

Ethiopia, Ministry of Trade and Industry

The regulation establishes the food, beverage and pharmaceutical development institute as an autonomous federal government institution, and to be supervised and accountable to the ministry of industry. The institute is charged with ensuring the improvement in competitive levels of the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industry at international levels. It contains the powers and duties, and organizational structure among others.

Ethiopia 2013 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Raw Hides and Skins Marketing (amendment) Proclamation

Council of Ministers/Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ethiopia

This amendment deems it necessary to alter the existing raw hides and skins marketing proclamation of 2013. It seeks to solve the problems associated with quality and collection by the inclusion of skin collectors among the present actors in the market. This is to ensure the maximization of economic benefits accruable to the country and the market players

Ethiopia 2018 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Ethiopian Grain Trade Enterprise Re-establishment Council of Ministers Regulations

Ethiopia, Ministry of Trade and Industry

These set of regulations incorporates the Ethiopian grain trade enterprise with the Ethiopian oil seeds and pulses export corporation. It subsequently restablishes the incorporated enterprise as a public enterprise. The enterprise is to see to the stabilization of markets for farmers, to drive sales and increased production.

Ethiopia 1999 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Ethio- Nigeria Bilateral Trade Agreement Proclamation

Council of Ministers/Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia

“Bilateral Trade Agreement between the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Government of the’ Federal Republic of Nigeria, signed at Addis Ababa on the 10th day of October 2006”

Ethiopia 2007 Trade, Industry, and Investment

The Revised Export Trade Duty Inventive Scheme Establishing Proclamation

Council of Ministers/Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ethiopia

The seeks to address gaps in the framework and implementation of the original proclamation. A revised version to improve the management of the country’s foreign currency reserve.

Ethiopia 2007 Trade, Industry, and Investment

A Proclamation on Investment

Council of Ministers/Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ethiopia

A revision of previous investment proclamations. It strives to expand investment, especially in the manufacturing sector, increase general inflow into the economy, create the necessary framework for an enabling investment environment, and facilitate a technology driven economy.

Ethiopia 2012 Trade, Industry, and Investment