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7th ADDISBUILD International Construction, Construction Materials and Technologies Exhibition

When: 14-17 October 2016

Where: Addis Ababa Millenium Hall, Addis Adaba, Ethiopia


7th ADDISBUILD will provide your international business platform by enabling you to catch global investment opportunities, and build your brand in the region.

Ethiopia has one of the fastest growing economies in the world, according to the Economist. The country has also recorded an “impressive growth” during the past few years, according to a new IMF review. Located in the region of the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is the 2nd most populated country in Africa. Ethiopian government reduced customs tariff significantly in the framework of creating economic liberalization. The maximum tariff came down from 230% to 35% and the minimum is 5%. he average tariff is reduced from 41.6%to 17.5%. Ethiopia has also several agreements that grant duty free access to many countries, including European countries and the USA. Business friendly climate, duty free access and competitive labour costs have successfully created new investments and employment opportunities. Ethiopia is also a member of COMESA which has an access to 20 African countries.


Last Edition: 6th ADDISBUILD 2015

Construction, Construction Equipments and Technologies Exhibition took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in October 09 – 12, 2015. 115 exhibitors participated in the fair, 48 of which were international exhibitors. The exhibition took place Addis Ababa Exhibition Center and was visited by 5425 people. The visitors had the opportunity to increase their awareness of the sector, share their experiences, and establish new business connections. The net exhibition area was 1.880 + 30 m².

Exhibitors from Turkey, Ethiopia, China, Italy, Germany, Egypt, Sudan, India, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan participated in ADDISBUILD, which is the most significant construction exhibition in the country. The product groups in the exhibition included:

  • construction materials
  • construction equipments
  • air conditioning
  • satellite systems
  • bathroom products
  • wall coverings
  • cables
  • safety and security equipment
  • flooring
  • pipes and pipe profiles
  • gas fittings
  • panel doors
  • generators
  • marble, granite and ceramics
  • kitchen products and equipments
  • pvc machines
  • iron and steel products.


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