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Business in Barbados, Bridgetown

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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Barbados - Bridgetown. Barbadian Economy

  1. Introduction to Barbados
  2. Business in Bridgetown
  3. Barbadian Economy
  4. Barbadian Foreign Trade (Import, Export)
  5. Business Opportunities in Barbados
  6. Access to the Barbadian market
  7. Business Plan for Barbados

The objectives of the subject «Doing Business in Barbados» are the following:

  1. To analyse the Barbadian economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To explore the Business Opportunities in Barbados
  3. To analyse the trade relations of Barbados with the country of the student
  4. To know the Free Trade Agreements of Barbados
  5. To develop a business plan for the Barbadian market

Sample - Doing Business in Barbados:
Caribbean Community CARICOM (Single Market and Economy). Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica...

The Subject «Foreign Trade and Business in Barbados» belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in America, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: American Business, World Trade
  3. Course: Business in the Caribbean

Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted for the Caribbean students

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates, Foreign Trade, International Business)

Learning materials in: Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business and Foreign Trade in English (Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Barbados Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Barbados Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Barbados).

Description - Foreign Trade and Business in Barbados

Preferential access and Free Trade agreements (FTA) of Barbados

  1. Barbados and the Caribbean Economic Area
  2. Association of Caribbean States (ACS)
  3. Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA)
  4. Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
    1. CARIFORUM-European Union (EU) Economic Partnership Agreement
    2. Colombia-CARICOM Agreement (Barbados)
    3. CARICOM-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
    4. Costa Rica-Caribbean Community Agreement (Barbados)
  5. Caribbean Basin Initiative
    1. United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
  6. Caribbean-Canada Trade Agreement (CARIBCAN)
  7. United Kingdom-CARIFORUM Free Trade and Economic Integration Agreement
  8. Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA)

Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act. U.S Trade Partnership

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

CARIFORUM (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname...)-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement


  1. Barbadian Capital: Bridgetown
  2. Barbados does not share land borders with any country
  3. Nearest countries to Barbados by sea: Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Martinique and Trinidad and Tobago.
  4. Barbados is away from the Atlantic hurricane area
  5. Area of Barbados: 430 square kilometres
  6. Territorial organisation (parishes) of Barbados: Christ Church, Saint Andrew, Saint George, Saint James, Saint John, Saint Joseph, Saint Lucy, Saint Michael, Saint Peter, Saint Philip and Saint Thomas.
  7. Population of Barbados: 280,000 inhabitants
    1. Barbadian Population density: 640 inhabitants / square kilometres
    2. 93% of the population has an African origin (African Diaspora)
  8. Official language of Barbados: English
    1. Bajan dialect
    2. Spanish is increasingly used
  9. Abolition of Slavery in Barbados: 1834
  10. Climate of Barbados: tropical
  11. XV century: discovery and colonisation by the Spanish
  12. XVII century: British colonisation
  13. Type of government: Constitutional monarchy (Queen Elizabeth II, Commonwealth)
  14. Barbados became independent from the United Kingdom in 1966

Main religion in Barbados: Christianity Protestantism

  1. Anglican Church (40% of the population)

Barbados belongs to the Caribbean Economic Area of the Western Civilisation

Foreign Trade and Business in Barbados, Course Master Caribbean

Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA)

Barbadian Economy.

  1. Barbados is considered the richest and most developed country in the Eastern Caribbean
  2. World Bank Ranking: high-income economy
  3. Barbadian GDP: 4,385 million dollars
  4. GDP per capita of Barbados: 15,676 Dollars
    1. Barbados has one of the highest per capita incomes in America
  5. The main economic activities of Barbados are: tourism and sugar production (main export of Barbados)
  6. The main crops are: yams, sweet potatoes, corn, cassava, and beans.
  7. Off-shore finance and computing are important foreign exchange generators
  8. Small Light Manufacturing Industry
  9. 18,000 people work in the retail and distribution sector
  10. Construction boom
  11. Barbados is considered a tax haven (bank secrecy)
  12. Barbados has the third largest stock exchange in the Caribbean.
  13. Currency Barbadian: Barbadian Dollar (BBD)
  14. Country code top-level domain of Barbados: .bb

Costa Rica-CARICOM (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname...) Free Trade Agreement

Barbadian Foreign Trade

  1. Main exports of Barbados: sugar, manufactured products and chemicals, molasses, rum, electrical components
  2. Main export markets of Barbados: Trinidad and Tobago, France, United States, Spain, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  3. Main imports of Barbados: oil, machinery, consumer goods, food, building materials, chemicals, electrical components
  4. Largest providers of Barbados: Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, Japan, United States, China and the United Kingdom

Caribbean Development Bank (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname...)

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