Top 6 Ethiopian Export Destinations

The export value of Ethiopian goods hit a record high of $4.1 billion in the FY 2021–22, an increase of $500 million over the $3.6 billion exported the previous year. The primary markets for these products were:

  1. Switzerland ($549mn, 13% of total)
  2.  Netherlands ($387mn, 9%)
  3. the United States ($358mn, 9%)
  4.  Somalia ($343mn, 8%)
  5. Saudi Arabia ($280mn, 7%), and
  6. Germany ($279mn, 7%).

All six of these nations bought Ethiopian commodities for at least a quarter of a billion dollars, while seven other nations (the United Arab Emirates, Japan, Djibouti, Belgium, Israel, South Korea, and China) spent at least $100 million on Ethiopian goods. The remaining 27 export destinations in Ethiopia account for only 2% of overall exports, making these 13 nations collectively the nation’s most significant export markets.

By ethionegari@gmail.com

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