Ambasel Trading House P.L.C.

General Information

IndustryAgriculture and food processing

Organisation typeCompany

Company Address Ethio-China Friendship Road, Wollosefer,
Addis Ababa,

Phone number+251 911 20 24 76

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Company Address

Contact Information

Contact Person Mr. Hassen Yesuf

Phone+251 911 20 24 76


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Project typeTrade Intermediary, activity involving knowledge transfer or technology,

Project abstractAmbasel Trading House P.L.C, an Ethiopian company specialized in exporting of agricultural products and importing of electronics, chemicals, medical equipment, construction materials, is searching for Finnish partners to expand its current business and engage in new business activities in Finland and Ethiopia.

Project descriptionAmbasel Trading House P.L.C, established in 1994 is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and currently employs 587 persons.

The company’s main export products include agricultural products like oilseeds (Sesame Seed, Tahini Paste, and Hulled Sesame, & Niger Seed), Pulses (Haricot Beans, Green mung bean, white & red kidney beans, soya bean & chick Peas), Gum (Olibanum) and Coffee Arabica. The company’s main import products include agro-chemicals, medical equipment, construction materials, electronics, water pumps, hoses, sickles, generators, motor bikes, beer ingredients, electronics and medical supplies/equipment (for human & livestock).

The customers so far have been government and non-government organizations, private companies, distributers and consumers within the country. The company in internationally active. They have partnerships with different companies in the world (Yancheng Chareles International Trading Co. LTD of China, La Pajarita of Spain, Göknur Gıda of Turkey and Naor of Israel).

Ambasel Trading House P.L.C is currently looking for a Finnish partner that would like to work as an Agent/Distributor in Finland for the company’s export goods. Ambasel Trading House P.L.C is also looking for Finnish partners that could supply the company’s list of imported goods to the Ethiopian market. Moreover, the company is seeking for Finnish companies that would like to cooperate through knowledge transfer as well as resources so as to reach out the intended customers in a higher capacity.


Number of employees587

Annual turnover in €2 - 10 million

Annual balance sheet total2 - 10 million

Certifications, standardsYes

Already engaged in international co-operationYes

Percentage of transnational activities50% or more