The Customs Guide is developed as part of the World Bank Group’s (WBG) Ethiopia Investment Climate Program.
"The import and export of goods is an inherently complex undertaking, and is often made even more complex due to the multitude of rules in place. These complex rules in combination with traders and other stakeholders involved in international trade which are not well informed of the rules create uncertainty, risk, and contribute to limited compliance with rules. Ultimately, they increase the cost of trading and harm the investment environment. The purpose of this customs guide therefore is to provide adequate information on the customs procedures that are in place in Ethiopia..."