Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: ALBA (Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)
  2. The Trade Treaty of the Peoples
  3. The “Gran National” projects
  4. Case Study: PetroCaribbe
  5. The Bank of the ALBA
  6. The Regional Clearing Unit System of Payments (SUCRE)

The aims of the subject of the “The Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)” are the following:

  1. To understand the objectives and functions of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA)
  2. To analyse the process of economic integration and trade relations between the countries of the ALBA
  3. To know the Trade Agreements of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas and the Unit System of Regional Payments (SUCRE)
  4. To evaluate the role of the Bank of the ALBA
The subject “The Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)” is studied...
  1. Doctorate in Business in America (Online)
  2. Diploma in Latin American Integration
  3. Masters: International Business, America, Pacific, Emerging Markets, Economic Relations

Languages of study English or Spanish Alianza Bolivariana ALBA Portuguese ALBA French ALBA

Credits of the subject “The Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas”: 0.3 ECTS Credits

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Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)

Description of the Subject: ALBA (Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas)

The ALBA (Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas), or the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America, is a proposed alternative to the United States sponsored Free-Trade Area of the Americas.

The Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) differs from the ALCA (Free-Trade Area of the Americas) in that it advocates a socially oriented foreign trade block.

  1. By employing more efficient mechanisms to eradicate poverty, the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) provides a counterweight to the policies and goals of the Free-Trade Area of the Americas (ALCA)
  2. The member countries of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)  are Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Dominica, Honduras, Ecuador, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Antigua and Barbuda
  3. The population of the Bolivarian Alternative (ALBA): 74 millions of people
  4. The ALBA area: 2,625,829 square kilometres
  5. Gross domestic product (Purchasing Power Parity): 669,906 USD billion

The Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) belongs to the Latin American Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation.

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