Ethiopian Conformity Assessment Enterprise (ECAE) is a state-owned enterprise managed by the Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration. It was founded in 2011. ECAE at present is the major conformity assessment enterprise in the country providing; Testing laboratory, Inspection, and Certification services to the industry and to the public.
Its primary facilities are in Addis Ababa, and it also has nine branch offices across the country. Specifically, the Central Branch Office (Adama), the Eastern Branch (DireDawa), the Northern Branch (Mekelle), the Northern Eastern Branch (Dessie), the Northern Western Branch (Bahir Dar), the Southern Branch (Hawassa), the Humera Branch, and the Gondar Branch. In addition, temporary offices have been established at Djibouti’s port. ECAE has about 200 core and support staff throughout Ethiopia.