Embassy of The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopa
in the Republic of South Africa


Ethiopia’s mining sector is undergoing an enormous transformation with anincrease in opportunities for investment. A wide variety of mineral resources areavailable in Ethiopia, according to recently conducted geological studies. Goldproduction is considered to have huge potential.

Meanwhile, additional explorations have confirmed the presence of deposits of platinum, tantalite, soda ash and phosphate rock. Petroleum and other metallic, industrial and chemical minerals have also been identified. Ethiopia’s mineral wealth, combined with its skilled and highly motivated workforce, provide the makings for a thriving and profitable mining sector