Ethiopia - Prohibited & Restricted ImportsEthiopia - Prohibited Imports
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has the power to restrict and/or limit imports and exports. There are few restrictions on the importation of some products that compete with locally produced goods.
The following goods are prohibited imports to Ethiopia:
• Used clothing.
• Arms and ammunitions, except by the Ministry of Defense.
• Goods of a commercial nature and quantity that are not imported through formal bank payment mechanisms.
Ethiopia Import Regulations Trade Development and Promotion