About 2Merkato.com


2Merkato™ has been set up by eCom Advertising (incorporated as Ebiz Online Solutions PLC in 2014) to provide integrated information on Ethiopian business. As a shopper has to find a smart route and good guide to go to Merkato (hence the name tomerkato) and shop there, 2Merkato  will serve as a smart route and good guide to business in Ethiopia. It contains virtually every important information a businessperson or a potential investor needs while doing business in Ethiopia or trading with businesses located in Ethiopia. The information is provided in easy to navigate formats and contains the regulations, procedures, incentives and statistics of Business Startup in Ethiopia, Investment in Ethiopia, Import to Ethiopia, Export from Ethiopia, Shipping, Ethiopian Tax System and Ethiopian Customs. 2Merkato also serves as a launch pad for people who want to start business in Ethiopia.

In addition to these entries, we have some dynamic features that serve the local and international business community:

  • Business Directory - a B2B platform used by tens of thousand of businesses in Ethiopia and abroad.
  • Daily updated tender notices and ads: from major newspapers and also posted by clients (ethio telecom, UN organs, NGO's, private businesses, etc are among our clients)
  • Ethiopian Business News: recognised by Google News as an Ethiopian News source
  • Daily updated Foreign Exchange Information


Our goal is to be a dependable, accurate, frequently updated source of Ethiopian business information in such a way that every business owner and executive in Ethiopia knows and uses 2merkato.com.

A company that wishes to advertize its business on the website can contact us or check this. If you wish to access our tender ads/notices fully, you can go to http://tender.2merkato.com or call us at the adress mentioned below.

eCom Advertising was established as per Ethiopian Laws in February 2009. It's been incorporated as Ebiz Online Solutions PLC in December 2013/January 2014. It’s located in Addis Ababa at the following address:

The 2merkato Team
Mega Building (Bole Road), 1st floor, Office No. 102
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Phone: +251 11 5548939, +251 11 5545696
Mobile: +251 901 313131, +251 930 105437 (Support Line)
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Issued By

Business License

Addis Ababa City Administration Trade and Industrial Development Bureau, Kirkos Subcity

Trade Mark

Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office

Competency Certificate

Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority

Taxpayer's Identification Number (TIN)


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