Ethiopia's economy slowed in 2021, growing by 5.6 percent in 2021 compared to 6.1 percent in 2020. The current account deficit at 4.4 percent of GDP in 2020 improves slightly to 4.3 percent in 2021, thanks to moderate imports, FDI financing and remittances. International reserves remain low at 2.2 months of import cover in 2021. (Download detailed Analysis Source : Report African Economic Outlook 2022 ; AfDB)
Ethiopia does not have a stock market. Foreign direct investment flows declined from $4,017.1 million in 2017-2020 to $2,381.0 million. In 2021, it is expected to reach $4,259.4 million, representing a 79% growth rate.