Northern Powerhouse Manufacturing and Renewable Energy Trade Mission to Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the fourth largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa. It is predicted to be the third
largest by 2025.

Delegates will be accompanied by an experienced International Trade Adviser and benefit from the following programme activities:
• Briefing meeting and reception hosted by the British Embassy
• Business to business meetings
• Industry site visits
• Meetings with relevant Ministries


During this mission, companies will have a unique opportunity to understand the variety and depth of business opportunities on offer to UK businesses in the Ethiopian Market in sectors including:

• Manufacturing
• Engineering
• Construction
• Food and liquids processing andpackaging

• Transport and logistics
• Airport design consultancy andplanning
• Renewable energy and power


The visit is aimed at new and exisiting exporters to Africa, and also coincides with direct flights now operating from Manchester Airport by Ethiopian Airlines.

Dates & Location
24 - 29 March 2019
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

For more information please contact
Janine Gilbert, Mission Coordinator
T: 0161 237 4221

To register interest please visit:

Companies will need to meet their own visa and travel/accommodation costs.

Companies from the Northern Powerhouse may be eligible for an NPH travel grant or local European Regional Development funding. Applications are made via your local international trade team.


For more information please click here

29th January 2019

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