e-Course: Commonwealth of Independent States

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject): Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  1. Introduction to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
  2. Economic Profile of the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
  3. Economic and Customs Union of the Commonwealth of Independent States
  4. Free-Trade Area of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CISFTA)
  5. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)

The aims of the Online Course / Subject “Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)” are the following:

  1. To understand the objectives and functions of the Commonwealth of Independent States
  2. To know the economic profile of the Commonwealth of Independent States member countries
  3. To evaluate the benefits for the member countries and areas of cooperation
  4. To understand the economic and customs union and the free-trade area (CIS-FTA) of the Commonwealth of Independent States
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Muslim Countries, Asia, BRICS Countries, Europe, Emerging Markets, Pacific, Economic Relations
  2. Doctorates: Europe, Islamic Markets, Asia, Foreign Trade
  3. Courses: Eastern Europe, Central Eurasia
  4. Bachelor in International Trade

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Comunidad Estados Independientes Study, Master in International Business in French Communauté des États indépendants

Credits of the Course “Commonwealth of Independent States”: 0.4 ECTS Credits

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Description of the Online Course: CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States).

The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was created in 1991, by the heads of state of Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine. Between December 8 - 21, the three original signatories were joined by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

The Headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States are in Minsk (Europe).

The member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan (*), Ukraine (*) and Uzbekistan.

(* associated states/not ratified).

The Free-Trade Area of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was created in 1994. In 2009, a new agreement created the CISFTA. Today, Armenia, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine are full members of the Free-Trade Area of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CISFTA).

The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Region.

  1. Area: 22 million square kilometres
  2. Population: 282 million people
  3. Vast mineral resources and raw materials: gas, Petrol, coal, potassium, manganese
  4. Mineral resources exports
  5. Water resources (second in the World)

When Georgia joined in 1993, all the former Republics of the USSR excluding the Baltic States had become members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (or Russian Commonwealth).

The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) belongs to the:

  1. Central Eurasian Economic Area (Islamic Civilisation)
  2. Orthodox Civilisation

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