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The Ministry of Finance and Ethiopian Sugar Corporation with a collaborative effort invites sealed responses to this Request of Information aimed at completing the necessary pre-privatization activities to fully or partially privatize sugar corporation asset.

Bids closing date May 24, 2019
Bids opening date No Specific Opening Day
Published on ( Apr 17, 2019 )
Posted on Apr 20, 2019


The Ministry of Finance of the Federal Democratic Republic Government of Ethiopia (the “Ministry”) and Ethiopian Sugar Corporation with collaborative effort invites sealed responses to this Request for Information (RFI) aimed at completing the necessary pre-privatization activities to fully or partially privatize the Sugar Corporation assets in the form of 13 sugar projects that are currently either fully completed and in production or partially completed. In order to incorporate inputs from the private sector, this RFI has been published to facilitate information gathering from interested parties that previously shown interest to acquire Sugar Corporation properties and new prospective buyers in a structured and transparent format.


The objectives of the RFI are:

  1. Market sounding to identify interested potential investors. 
  2. To identify which sugar project investors are interested in.
  3. Obtain information on the preferred mode of private sector participation in the Sugar Corporation i.e. full/partial privatization or Public Private Partnership (PPP).
  4. To identify investors approach for the source of capital and the investment structure for the acquisition. 

This RFI is issued as a means of general approach discovery to complete the necessary steps for pre-privatization activities, and for information gathering only. This RFI is for planning purposes only and should not be construed as a competitive solicitation nor should it be construed as an obligation on the Ministry’s or Sugar Corporation part to enter into any contract or make any purchase. This RFI is not an invitation for privatization or a PPP process; it is only to initiate the private sector participation process. Based on the information provided by respondents to this RFI, the Ministry will determine the form and mode to engage the private sector in a competitive tender process in line with Ethiopian government Laws and regulations. 

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  • RFI Issued: April 15, 2019
  • Written Inquiries Deadline: April 26, 2019
  • Submittal Deadline: May 24, 2019

Submittal Location:

Minister’s Office at the Ministry of Finance 4th Floor Room Number 404

Or by email  or 

The electronic submittal is preferred using the above two email addresses.

Company Info
The Ministry of Finance (MoF)
The Ministry of Finance (MoF)
የገንዘብ ሚኒስቴር
AddressSidist Kilo, Yekatit 12 Square, King George Avenue MoF Building, 6th Floor, Room No. 621
Phone2251 011 1565639
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Exchange Rates

USD 38.6303 37.8728
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GBP 48.9924 48.0318
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AED 9.5169 9.3303
CHF 40.5316 39.7369
Source: Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
Applicable date: Nov 19th, 2020