Ethiopian Business Review

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Ethiopia has started to grow since the liberalization of the Ethiopian economy. Investors from abroad invested 894 billion Birr in Ethiopia since 1992. Turkey played a dominant role by investing 29.5 billion Birr in 2012/13 fiscal year, which was 42.6Pct of the total capital register last year.

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Currently the housing sector in Addis Ababa is highly characterized by poor quality due to old age, massive shortages, congested, unsecured areas accompanied by unplanned settlements. In  terms of quality, most of the houses constructed are of substandard class that are mainly built using conventional wood and mud materials. 

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Most private banks in Ethiopia ended the last fiscal year with positive results although market conditions have changed in the past few years making the outlook for this year and beyond much more challenging. As highlighted above notable variations were seen among private banks in terms of their comparative financials and performances. In terms of Earning per Share (EpS), which reflects the portion of a company’s profit allocated to each share, the large seven private banks continue to hold dominant positions by exhibiting higher than the industry average of 32Pct EpS while the remaining banks exhibits below the average EpS of the industry. 

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