+251 2212-49-61, +251 22212-59-49 Adama City, Melka Adama Sub-City, Abba Gada Oromia, Ethiopia
The First
Economic Zone in Ethiopia


  • Gada Special Economic Zone(GSEZ) is a new phenomenon in the industrial, trade, investment and urban development strategies in Oromia NRS and Ethiopia at large. Almost 3/4 of Ethiopian industrial area is located in Addis Ababa and the surrounding Oromia Special Zone. With the drive to create an industrial economic hub in Africa, therefore, GSEZ will play a strategic central role in industrialization and urbanization development of our nation. As the national and regional prior economic plan to powered the socio-economic prosperity, Gada special economic zone intends to be a pioneer of free trade, export processing, recreational and smart industrial city by 2062.

    H.E. Obbo Shimalis Abdisa
    ORS President
  • Warm Greetings to Our Guests,

    Ethiopia have signed African Continent Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA) to realize trade and regional integration. We are also on legal process /efforts the road to accession of World Trade Organization(WTO). Gada Special Economic Zone (GSEZ) is established with a fascinating objective to ensure a sustainable and attractive investment destination in Africa. We envision to see a most vibrant economic hub of Africa by 2062. It is quest to achieve the AU led Agenda 2062.

    Mr. Motuma Temesgen
    Director General
  • Zooniin Diinagdee Addaa Gadaa gamaaggama hojii ji’a jahaa qoratee jira. Daareektera ol’aanaa Zoonichaa obbo Mootummaa Tamasgeen kallattii eega kaahanii booda, gabaasni ji’oota jahan darbanii dhiyaachuun mariin irratti gaggeeffamee jira. Marii kana irratti hojjettoonni zoonichaa hirmaannaa cimaa kan taasisan yoo ta’u, ciminnii fi hanqinni sirriitti adda bahee irratti walii galuun yeroo hafe kurmaana 3ffaa fi 4ffaa...
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  • PM Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the prestigious FAO Agricola Medal for his vision, leadership and commitment to food security and nutrition as well as the pursuit of innovative solutions in wheat self-sufficiency.
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  • Investors from England led by Mr Roba Megersa Deputy Bureau head of Oromia Development Organizations visited Gada Special Economic Zone HQ here in Adama and discussed with the Zones higher officials Mr Motuma Temesgen and Eng. Demelash Mulu on how to plant Solar Panel Manufacturing Industry And Lithium ion Batteries Manufacturing for Electric Vehicles. Investors...
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  • Gada Special Economic Zone has signed an MoU with Siinqee Bank, Marking a strategic partnership aimed at boosting economic development. The collaboration aims to attract investment, create jobs and foster prosperity in the region. this partnership highlights the power of cooperation for sustainable growth. Zoonii Diinagdee Addaa Gadaa fi Baankii siinqee waliin hojjachuuf waliigaltee wal-hubannoo(MoU)...
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  • The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of Gada Special Economic Zone (GSEZ) has been signed by esteemed officials from both Ethiopian and Chinese Governments. This achievement marks a significant milestone in the realization of Africa’s largest SEZ, spanning over 24,000 hectares in the prime foreign trade route of Ethiopia. Signing ceremony at Belt...
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  • 2023年8月15日,驻埃塞俄比亚大使赵志远出席埃塞经济特区投资开发谅解备忘录签约仪式并讲话。埃塞总理顾问戈玛、奥罗米亚州长施梅雷斯共同见签,驻埃塞使馆首席馆员申钦民公参陪同出席。 赵大使表示,在奥罗米亚州启动经济特区建设正逢其时,这将是埃塞俄比亚工业化和现代化进程中非常重要的一步,是中埃合作的又一重大成果。使馆愿与埃方携手,弘扬中非友好合作精神,共同促进经济特区建设与发展,推动中埃友好再上新水平。 戈玛和施梅雷斯高度赞赏中国特区建设,愿与中方加强合作交流,借鉴中方发展理念和经验,积极参与“一带一路”建设,进一步深化两国友好关系,不断开创中埃合作新局面。 该经济特区由埃塞中土公司和奥罗米亚州政府合作开发建设。
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About GSEZ

The purposes of creating Special Economic Zones are to achieve the economic and social transformation of the region through promoting a conducive policy and providing critical public goods, attracting foreign and domestic investment, enhancing technology transfer needed to expand manufacturing activities, creates jobs, generate multiplier impact on the economy and promote regional development.