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Andean Community (CAN)

Syllabus of the Subject: Andean Community (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru).

  1. Introduction to the Andean Community
  2. Andean Integration System
  3. Economic Profile of the countries of the Andean Community: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
  4. Trade in Goods, Services, and Investments
  5. Transport in the Andean Region
  6. Andean Customs Union
  7. Free-Trade Area of the Andean Community
  8. Common Market of the Andean Community
  9. NANDINA Nomenclature
  10. Common External Tariff (ARIAN)
  11. Andean Community's common foreign policy
  12. Relationships with the MERCOSUR, the United States, China, India, and Russia
  13. Trade Agreement between Colombia, Peru, and the European Union (EU)
  14. Andean Community: Productive and commercial development
  15. Andean Community Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  16. Andean Development Corporation

The objectives of the subject “Andean Community” are to:

  1. Understand the aims and functions of the Andean Community
  2. Assess the benefits for the members of the Andean Community and areas of cooperation
  3. Know the economic profile of the Andean Countries
  4. Analyse the process of economic integration (free-trade area and customs union) and foreign trade among the member countries of the Andean Community
  5. Analyse the Andean Integration System and the Andean Community Customs
  6. Explore the international relations of the Andean Community (Free Trade Agreements)
  7. Know the role of the Andean Development Corporation
The Subject “Andean Community” is part of the following programs:
  1. Masters: International Business, America, Pacific, Emerging Markets, Economic Relations
  2. Doctorate in Business in America (Distance learning)
  3. Course: Andean Markets

Languages of study English or Spanish Comunidad Andina Portuguese Comunidade Andina French Communaute Andine

  1. Credits of the subject “Andean Community”: 3 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: three weeks

Sample of the subject - Andean Community (CAN):
Andean Community

Description of the Subject: Andean Community (CAN).

The Andean Community is a regional economic organisation endowed with an international legal status. The member economies of the Andean Community are Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

  1. The partner countries of the Andean Community are Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay
  2. The observer countries of the Andean Community are Spain, Mexico, and Panama

The bodies and institutions of the Andean Community form the Andean Integration System.

The objectives of the Andean Community are to:

  1. Promote the member economies a balanced and harmonious development under right circumstances through foreign trade integration and economic and social cooperation
  2. Boost the economic growth and job creation
  3. Facilitate their participation in the regional integration process
  4. Reduce the member countries' external vulnerability
  5. Reinforce subregional solidarity
  6. Seek the continuing improvement of the living standards of the people

The Andean region is located in South America (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru)

  1. Total population: 103 millions of people
  2. Area: 4,700,000 square kilometres
  3. Gross domestic product: 407,000 million dollars

Andean Development Corporation

The Andean Integration System is a set of bodies and institutions forming part of the Andean Community, intended to allow for an efficient coordination between them to maximise the Andean subregional integration, promoting their external projection and strengthen the actions related to the integration process.

Andean Community Free Trade Agreements (FTA).

 Andean Community Agreements in America: The MERCOSUR (ACE), Chile, Mexico, and Panama.

The Andean Community Extra-regional Agreements: The European Union (EU), India, China, and Russia.

  1. MERCOSUR (Associated)
  2. Andean Community and the MERCOSUR
  3. Andean Community-Chile
  4. Andean Community-United Mexican States
  5. Andean Community-Panama
  6. Andean Community-India
  7. Andean Community-China
  8. European Union-countries of the Andean Community
  9. Andean Community-Russia

The Andean Development Corporation is a multilateral financial institution that encourages the sustainable development of its shareholder countries and regional integration. While its main shareholders are Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, the United Mexican States, Panama, Paraguay, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and Uruguay, as well as fifteen private banks in the region, are also shareholders.

The Andean Community belongs to the Latin American Economic Area (Western Christian Civilisation).

Samples - Andean Community

Panama-Andean Community Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Colombia, Peru-European Union Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Andean Community-Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Andean Community-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Mexico-Andean Community Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

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