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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;
  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 analyze the Barbadian Economy and International Trade;
  2. To explore the Business Opportunities in Barbados;
  3. To analyze 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.

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The Subject «Foreign Trade and Business in Barbados» belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Masters (MIB): International Business, Foreign Trade.

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Doctorate (DIB): American Business, World Trade.

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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).

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

Trade Facilitation Programs.

  1. World Trade Organization (WTO)
    1. WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
    2. WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS);
    3. WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT);
    4. WTO Agreement on Preshipment Inspection (PSI);
    5. WTO Agreement on Safeguards (SG);
    6. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).
  2. World Customs Organization (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC).
  3. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC);
  4. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO, Chicago Convention);
  5. International Maritime Organization (IMO);
  6. Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules, UN).

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American Trade and Economic Organizations: Barbados is a member of...

  1. Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)
    1. European Union-CELAC Summit.
  2. Organization of American States (OAS);
  3. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC);
  4. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Global Organizations:

  1. Commonwealth;
  2. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN);
    3. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
  3. World Bank (WB);
  4. World Trade Organization (WTO);
  5. International Monetary Fund (IMF);
  6. ...

Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA)

  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 kilometers;
  6. Territorial organization (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 kilometers;
    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 colonization by the Spanish;
  12. XVII century: British colonization;
  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 Civilization.

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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.

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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.

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