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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Bahrain, Manama. Bahraini economy.

  1. Introduction to the Kingdom of Bahrain (Middle East);
  2. Doing Business in Manama;
  3. Bahraini economy
    1. Main economic sectors in Bahrain;
    2. Economic Vision 2030.
  4. Foreign Trade of Bahrain
    1. Bahraini Customs.
  5. Business Opportunities in Bahrain
    1. Financial and professional services;
    2. Logistics;
    3. Manufacturing;
    4. Information, communications, and technology;
    5. Real Estate.
  6. Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB);
  7. Case Study:
    1. Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group;
    2. Mumtalakat.
  8. Access to the Bahraini market;
  9. Business Plan for Bahrain.

The aims of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Bahrain” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Bahraini Economy and Foreign Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in Bahrain;
  3. To explore the Bahraini trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Bahraini Trade Agreements;
  5. To examine the profile of Bahraini businesspeople and companies;
  6. To develop a business plan for the Bahraini Market.

“Foreign Trade and Business in Bahrain”:
Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo (Bahraini Businessman, Muslim) Bahrain

Trade and Business in the Middle East. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Online Arab Student, Master International Business

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Bahrain” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate: Islamic Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Languages: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Bahrein Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Bahrein.

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Bahrain”: 2 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: two weeks.

Masters and Doctorate in Global Business adapted to the Bahrain Master / Doctorate in Business Bahraini Students.

International Trade and Business in Bahrain

Bahrain: The freest economy in the MENA region.

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements of Bahrain

  1. Bahrain and the Arab Economic Area;
  2. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    1. European Union-Bahrain (GCC) FTA;
    2. India-Bahrain (GCC) FTA;
    3. Australia-Gulf Cooperation Council FTA;
    4. Free Trade Agreements with China, Singapore, South Korea, EFTA, New Zealand, Thailand, MERCOSUR.
  3. U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement;
  4. Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC);
  5. Greater Arab Free-Trade Area (GAFTA).

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

  1. WTO
    1. Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
    2. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary Measures;
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade;
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection;
    5. Agreement on Safeguards;
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement.
  2. WCO
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention.
  3. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC);
  4. Chicago Convention (ICAO);
  5. International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Transport Corridors
  1. Access to the China-Pakistan Corridor;
  2. Access to the Kyrgyzstan-Iran Corridor (KTAI-ECO).

Foreign Trade Facilitation. TFA Agreement. Customs. Payments. Global Supply Chain

Islamic Organizations. Arab League. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Islamic Organizations:

  1. Arab League;
  2. Summit of South American-Arab Countries (Bahrain);
  3. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (Bahrain);
  4. Islamic Development Bank;
  5. ESCWA;
  6. Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    1. Committee for Economic Cooperation (OIC-COMCEC);
    2. Islamic Chamber of Commerce;
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade;
    4. Statistical, Economic and Social Centre for Islamic Countries.
  7. Afro-Arab Cooperation;
  8. BADEA;
  9. Arab Gulf Programme (AGFUND);
  10. Arab Trade Financing Programme;
  11. Arab Development Funds.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Globalization and International Organizations

Global Organizations:

  1. Asia Cooperation Dialogue;
  2. UN
    1. UNCTAD;
    2. ITC;
    3. WIPO.
  3. WB;
  4. WTO;
  5. IMF;
  6. ...

Greater Arab Free-Trade Area GAFTA: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates

The Kingdom of Bahrain.

  1. Bahrain is an independent Emirate with a traditional Monarchy;
  2. System of Government: hereditary constitutional monarchy
    1. His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
  3. Arab is the official language of Bahrain;
  4. Bahraini Population
    1. 1.2 million people with 90% of urban population (90%);
    2. 50% of its residents are expatriates.
  5. Bahrain has the highest literacy rate in the Gulf Cooperation Council region;
  6. Bahrain is the country with a smaller population of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC);
  7. Capital of Bahrain: Manama (27% of the Bahraini GDP);
  8. Al Muharraq is the second most populous city of the Kingdom of Bahrain;
  9. Borders of Bahrain: Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
    1. Iran (by sea).
  10. Abolition of Slavery in Bahrain: 1937;
  11. Independence of Bahrain from the UK: 1971.

Religion in Bahrain.

  1. Shiite Islam (70% of the population);
  2. Islamic Jurisprudence (Sharia) is one of the main legislative sources;
  3. School (Fiqh): Maliki;
  4. There is no official religion in the Kingdom of Bahrain (freedom of belief);
  5. 15% of the population of Bahrain is Christian and 10% Hindu.

Bahrain belongs to the Arab Economic Area (Islamic Civilization).

Manama is the capital of Bahrain and the economic and financial centre.

  1. The main economic activity of Manama is related to the financial services, near 200 financial institutions and banks generate 27% of the gross domestic product of Bahrain (80% of the active population works in the financial sector);
  2. Several multinational companies are in Manama.

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Foreign Trade and Business in Bahrain

Bahraini Economy

Bahrain is the freest economy in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), is the thirteenth position in the World.

  1. The Aluminum industry is vital for Bahrain (13% of the total exports);
  2. Some of the best companies in the World such as American Express, BNP Paribas, Kraft or DHL have been selected Bahrain as a strategic distribution location for regional operations.

Bahrain Customs

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Bahraini Foreign Trade

  1. Top export markets of Bahrain are Saudi Arabia, the U.S., the United Arab Emirates, and South Korea;
  2. Top suppliers of Bahrain are Saudi Arabia, Japan, Germany, and the U.S..

Master Course: Foreign trade of Bahrain

United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement

Trade Preferential System TPS Organization of Islamic Cooperation

European Union-Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Emirates) Agreement

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