Economic Cooperation

Bilateral economic relations

The economic relations between Ethiopia and Germany are well established - read more!

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The Energiewende moves forward: the German Government sets out the parameters for energy and climate policy over the next few years

Germany wants to increase the percentage of its electricity supply that comes from solar, wind and other renewable energy sources to between 40 and 45 percent by 2025 and then to between 55 and 60 percent by 2035. By the same token, this should enable CO2 emissions to be reduced by 40 percent by 2020.

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SCIENCE AND INNOVATION: OECD Country Profiles GERMANY

Germany has the EU’s largest innovation system. It supports an export-oriented economy with a thick layer of internationally competitive firms, notably in manufacturing....

German Health Care Works Worldwide

German Health Care Works Worldwide   Germany's health care service works for the people it serves, at home and abroad. This can be attributed, first and foremost, to the country's years of experience in delivering innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services to domestic and foreign users. The initiative "Health – Made in Germany" now aims to bring the German health care industry's strengths to even more places around the world.

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The energy turnaround challenge

Jühnde is a place with a lot of energy: the village with 800 inhabitants in Lower Saxony became Germany’s first bioenergy village in 2005. It is completely self-sufficient with its own supply of power and heating from biomass. The pioneering project awakened a great deal of worldwide interest. Delegations travelled from the USA and Japan to learn how energy is produced from liquid manure, maize and grain in a biogas plant.

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IDEAS - Innovation Prosperity

Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service

The Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service is the central point of contact for any questions concerning research and innovation funding. The centre informs potential applicants about the federal research structure, funding programmes and the persons to contact as well as about current funding priorities and initiatives.

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Germany as a location for business and investment

Germany's location at the heart of Europe gives foreign investors and visitors to trade fairs access to the entire European Union market. Make use of this opportunity!

The promotion of foreign trade

Here you will find information on the economic situation in Ethiopia and an overview of the foreign trade promotion by the Federal Foreign Office.

RETech - The internet portal all around waste management and recycling "Made in Germany"

The portal presents all aspects of the German industry: From proven and innvovative technologies to legislation, financing, stakeholders and international projects. In addition, it offers possibilities to connect with German companies and institutions. The internet portal is part of Export Initiative Recycling and Efficiency Technologies by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment, promoting knowledge transfers and technology export in waste management and recycling.

German Business Portal

German Business Portal

supports your business with Germany. It offers answers to all trade-related questions and concerns and facilitates crossborder trade in the field of goods and services – from work permit to customs duty. All information is provided in English straight to your desktop at

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The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) was founded on 26th January 2009 in Bonn. 

News about IRENA view at the attached link!

Economic Cooperation

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Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Logo Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

Deutschland - Portal

The Deutschland Portal is the central, non-commercial access to Germany on the Internet.

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Oct 20, 2017 6:11 PM

G7, Facebook, Google, Twitter agree on plan to counter Islamist terror

G7 countries and leading technology companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter have agreed to work together to combat online terror propaganda. The accord is aimed at blocking jihadi content online.


Oct 20, 2017 5:06 PM

EU regulators raid auto giant BMW in German cartel case

The bloc's anti-trust officials have searched the offices of the premium carmaker this week in a probe investigating BMW and four other German automobile firms for suspected anti-competitive practices.


Oct 20, 2017 11:41 AM

EU leaders disagree on Brexit progress at summit

Theresa May has not left Brussels empty-handed, but at the end of a two-day EU summit, the bloc still lacks "all the details we need." EU leaders remained at odds on some internal reforms, as well.


Oct 20, 2017 11:39 AM

Catalans make symbolic cash withdrawals

Catalans have started withdrawing 150 or 160 euros ($188) from banks that have moved their headquarters. The action is in reference to Article 155 of the Spanish constitution which allows for taking control of Catalonia.


Oct 20, 2017 9:43 AM

Uganda: Is it still Africa's bread-basket?

Uganda has always been known as the bread basket of Africa and for the most part that's still true. But both the lack of rainfall in the northeast and the large number of refugees have posed a challenge to the country.


Oct 20, 2017 9:20 AM

Diesel refit, recall weigh on Daimler profits

Net earnings at the world's largest luxury carmaker have taken a dive, Daimler's latest quarterly earnings report has shown. It's the result of several costly campaigns, while overall sales left nothing to be desired.


Oct 20, 2017 8:04 AM

Australia says good-bye to car-making as Holden closes doors

The last car has rolled off a Holden production line in Australia. It marked the end of an era for the company and the demise of a national industry, which experts said was unable to stand up to global competition.


Oct 19, 2017 7:23 PM

Haribo gummy bear ingredients made by modern slaves, documentary shows

Much-loved German confectioner Haribo has come under intense criticism after a documentary discovered cruel conditions in the manufacture of a key ingredient in Brazil. Pigs also suffer in the making of gelatin.


German-Ethiopian Economic Conference

German and Ethiopian well-known enterprises and key political decision makers are expected to attend the German-Ethiopian Economic Conference on the 31st of May 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany. For further information about the conference and to register turn to the website of the state of Baden-Württemberg: http://www.bw-i.de/en/calendar/events/eventdetails/event/wirtschaftstag-aethiopien.html