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Ethiopian Conformity Assessment Enterprise

About ECAE

ECAE is the acronym for "Ethiopian Conformity Assessment Enterprise". In February 2011, ECAE was established as a federally owned Public Enterprise, governed by the Ministry of Science and Technology. ECAE, is at present the major conformity assessment organization in the country providing inspection, laboratory testing and certification services to the public and to industry.

ECAE has about 190 professional and support staff throughout Ethiopia. The headquarters and main laboratory facilities are located in Addis Ababa and an additional eight branch offices are operational in various parts of the country.


  • ECAE's mission is to provide internationally accepted and recognized certification, inspection and testing services for exporters, producers, service providers, regulatory bodies, consumers and importers as well as the public through credible, effective, accessible and efficient conformity assessment services that enhances the quality of products and services.


  • ECAE's vision is to be the national leader in providing conformity assessment services and to be internationally recognized and accepted.

Core Values

ECAE's core values are:

  • Accountability
  • Credibility
  • Confidentiality
  • Partnership
  • Continual Improvement
  • Responsiveness

For more information please visit: www.ecae.gov.et