Ethiopian Conformity Assessment Enterprise

ECAE is the acronym for “Ethiopian Conformity Assessment Enterprise”. In February 2011, ECAE was established as a federal-owned Public Enterprise, governed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry.  ECAE at present is the major conformity assessment organization in the country providing  Testing laboratory, Inspection,  and Certification services to the industry and to the public. ECAE has about 200 core and support staff throughout Ethiopia. The headquarters and main laboratory facilities are located in Addis Ababa and additional eight branch offices operational in various parts of the country.



Ethiopian Commodity Exchange

The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) is a new initiative for Ethiopia and the first of its kind in Africa.  The ECX is a unique partnership of market actors, the Members of the Exchange, and its main promoter, the Government of Ethiopia.



Ethiopian National Accreditation Office

ENAO was established as an autonomous federal government office having its own legal personality.  The mandate of ENAO is to accredit, by formal third-party recognition, the competence of Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) to perform specific activities, such as test, calibrations, certifications or inspections.


Bole Sub city, Megenagna, beside AMCE, ESA Building 3rd floor