As you know, Ethiopia is widely recognized as being one of the “must-see” tourism destination. Last year, it was awarded the World Best Tourist Destination by the European Council on Tourism and Trade. we are pleased to send you the link to the new, rebranded website of the Ethiopian Tourism Organization. By visiting this new web portal, you will discover marvelous pictures and interesting insights about “the country of origins”. Click here: Ethiopia.travel If you are using Twitter, you can also follow them here: twitter.com/Landoforigins

Ethiopia is the 103rd largest export economy in the world and the 122nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Ethiopia exported $5.44B and imported $17.6B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $12.2B. In 2015 the GDP of Ethiopia was $61.5B and its GDP per capita was $1.63k.

The top exports of Ethiopia are Coffee ($899M), Refined Petroleum ($693M), Cut Flowers ($605M), Gold ($576M) and Other Vegetables ($569M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($2.05B), Telephones ($811M), Delivery Trucks ($753M), Gas Turbines ($551M) and Packaged Medicaments ($498M).

The top export destinations of Ethiopia are Somalia ($671M), Kuwait ($642M), Switzerland ($622M), the Netherlands ($595M) and China ($397M). The top import origins are China ($5.73B), Kuwait ($1.37B), India ($1.27B), the United States ($934M) and Japan ($655M).

Ethiopia borders Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia and South Sudan.