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Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)

Syllabus of the Subject: Arab Maghreb Union (Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia).

  1. Introduction to the Maghreb
  2. Introduction to the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  3. Marrakesh Treaty
  4. Objectives and Missions of the Arab Maghreb Union
  5. Competitiveness in the Arab Maghreb Union Countries (Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, and Tunisia)
  6. Institutions of the Arab Maghreb Union
  7. Maghreb Bank for Investment and Trade
  8. Agreements with other organisations
  9. Economy of the Maghreb
  10. Economic Integration in the AMU region
  11. Maghrebian Foreign Trade: exports and imports
  12. Potential gains of trade integration in the Maghreb

The objectives of the subject “Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)” are the following:

  1. To understand the aims and institutions of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  2. To assess the benefits for the member countries and areas of cooperation of the Arab Maghreb Union
  3. To analyse the competitiveness of the Maghrebian Countries
  4. To analyse the process of economic integration (free movement of persons, services, products, and common market) and foreign trade among the member countries of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  5. To analyse the role of the Maghreb Bank for Investment and Trade
The Subject “Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)” is part of the following programs:
  1. Doctorates (e-learning): Islamic Countries, Africa
  2. Masters: International Business, Muslims Countries, Frontier Markets, Economic Relations
  3. Course: Maghreb
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Learning materials in English or French Union du Maghreb Arabe Spanish Unión del Magreb Árabe Portuguese União do Magrebe Árabe

Credits of the subject “Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)”: 0.7 ECTS Credits

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Sample of the subject - Arab Maghreb Union (AMU):
Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)

Description of the Subject- Arab Maghreb Union (AMU).

The objective of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) is to reach the economic and political unity in North Africa and create a common market in the Maghrebian region. The Arab Maghreb Union is a Pan-Arab trade agreement.

The members of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) are Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia.

Main religion in the Maghreb: Islam.

The main objectives of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) are to:

  1. Strengthen all forms of links among Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia
  2. Guarantee regional stability
  3. Improve policy coordination
  4. Introduce free circulation of products, international trade in services, and factors of production among them

The Treaty of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) highlights the broad economic strategy to be developed, especially, the development of agriculture, industry, foreign trade, food security, and creation of joint projects and general economic cooperation programs.

The Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) provides the chance for other Arab-African Countries to join the Arab Maghreb Union.

The Maghreb Bank for Investment and Trade has been created to work in the Arab Maghreb Union zone. The Bank encourages the economic integration path of the Arab Maghreb Union region by financing agricultural and industrial projects.

The Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) belongs to the Maghrebian Economic Area (Islamic Civilisation and African Civilisation).

Maghrebian Business People:

  1. Othman Benjelloun
  2. Anas Sefrioui
  3. Aziz Akhannouch
  4. Miloud Chaabi
  5. Issad Rebrab
  6. Ali Haddad
  7. Mohamed Bensalah
  8. Mohammed Ali Harrath

Logistics in the Maghreb:

  1. Cairo-Dakar Corridor
  2. Algiers-Lagos Corridor

Main Maghrebian Ports

  1. Port of Casablanca
  2. Tunisian Ports
  3. Port of Algiers

Samples - Arab Maghreb Union

Arab Maghreb (Arabic)

Cairo-Dakar Corridor (Trans-African Highway)

Doing Business in Morocco

Port of Casablanca (Morocco)

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