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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Cameroon. Douala and Yaoundé

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Cameroon (Central Africa)
  2. Cameroonian Economy;
  3. International Trade of Cameroon;
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Cameroon
    1. Agriculture and agribusiness sector;
    2. Housing and construction sector;
    3. Business services in Cameroon;
    4. Mining sector;
    5. Tourism.
  5. Cameroon Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA);
  6. Case Study:
    1. Cameroon Telecommunications;
    2. How to invest in Cameroon;
    3. Cameroon Breweries;
    4. Fadil Group.
  7. Access to the Cameroonian Market;
  8. Business Plan for Cameroon.
  1. To analyze the Cameroonian Economy and Global Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Cameroon;
  3. To explore the Cameroonian trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Cameroonian Trade Agreements;
  5. To examine the profile of the Cameroonian Companies;
  6. To develop a business plan for the Cameroonian Market.

Global Trade and Business in Cameroon:
International Trade and Business in Cameroon

Online Diploma: Business in Central Africa

E-learning Doctorate and Masters in International Business

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

Doctorate: African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Course: Business in Central Africa.

Masters: Business in Africa, 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, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Cameroun Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Camarões Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Camerún.

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

Masters and Doctorate in Global Business adapted to the Cameroon, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Cameroonian Students.

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans) Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Ghana, Tanzania, Cameroon, Egypt...

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Cameroon: 40% of the CEMAC GDP

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African Economic Integration. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

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

Cameroonian Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements:

  1. Cameroon and the Central African Economic Area;
  2. CEMAC;
  3. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS);
  4. African Continental Free-Trade Area;
  5. AGOA (U.S.);
  6. Trade Agreements with Egypt, South Africa, Switzerland, China, Russia, India;
  7. Africa-EU Strategic Partnership;
  8. Niger Basin Authority;
  9. OHADA;
  10. Global System of Trade Preferences (GSTP);
  11. UK-Cameroon Free Trade Agreement.

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Central African Republic, and Chad.

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);
  6. Hamburg Rules (Sea);
  7. Rotterdam Rules.

Port of Douala (Cameroon). Access to the Central African Republic and Chad (Maritime Transport Course)

African Instituions (AU, AFDB, AUDA-NEPAD, UNECA) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

African Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA);
  2. African Union
    1. AU Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption (not signed);
    2. AUDA-NEPAD.
  3. African Development Bank;
  4. Africa-Asia Partnership;
  5. China-Africa Cooperation;
  6. Africa-India Cooperation;
  7. Africa-BRICS;
  8. Africa-Turkey Partnership;
  9. Africa-Korea Partnership;
  10. Africa-Japan Cooperation;
  11. Africa-South America Summit.

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

Islamic Organizations:

  1. Islamic Development Bank;
  2. Organization of Islamic Cooperation;
  3. Afro-Arab Cooperation;
  4. BADEA.

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

Global Organizations:

  1. Commonwealth (since November 1995);
  2. UN
    1. UNCTAD;
    2. ITC;
    3. WIPO.
  3. WB;
  4. WTO;
  5. IMF.

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Congo...

The Republic of Cameroon is situated in Central Africa, sharing borders with Chad, the Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, and Nigeria.

  1. The Republic of Cameroon has an area of 475,440 km² and a population of 24 million people
    1. Bantu;
    2. Fula.
  2. Cameroonian Languages: French (80% of the Cameroonian population) and English (20%);
  3. Cameroonian Independence: 1960 (France);
  4. Cameroonian Capital: Yaoundé (2.5 million people);
  5. Douala is the largest city: 3 million people, Port of Douala;
  6. Largest cities: Yaoundé, Douala, Bafoussam, Garoua, Ngaoundéré, Bamenda, and Marua

More information about Cameroon (EENI African Business Portal).

Main religion in Cameroon.

  1. African Traditional Religions;
  2. Christianity
    1. Catholicism (4 million);
    2. Protestants (3 million, 27% of the Cameroonian population).
  3. Islam (mainly in Northern regions).

Cameroon belongs to the Central African Economic Area (African Civilization).

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Cameroonian Economy:

  1. The Cameroonian economy is based on the primary sector (42% of the gross domestic product);
  2. Main revenue sources of Cameroon: agriculture, livestock, fisheries, forestry, mining, and industry;
  3. Fighting against corruption and poverty is a preference for the Government of the Republic of Cameroon;
  4. The Cameroonian agriculture is the main sector of the Republic of Cameroon, employs 70% of the workforce and contributes 42% to the gross domestic product formation of Cameroon;
  5. Main cash crops of Cameroon: cocoa, coffee, cotton, bananas, rubber, potato, and pepper;
  6. Cameroonian GDP growth: 5%
    - Tertiary sector (47.8% of the GDP)
    - Primary sector (22.5%)
    - Secondary sector (29.7%);
  7. Cameroon represents 40% of the CEMAC GDP and 39% of the total CEMAC exports;
  8. Cameroonian Inflation: 2,3%;
  9. Most dynamic economic sectors in Cameroon: trade, construction, agriculture, manufacturing, and extractive industries (petrol and gas);
  10. Cameroonian currency: CFA FRANC;
  11. The objective of the National Investment Corporation of Cameroon is to mobilise and focus on national savings.

The Republic of Cameroon has four independent ports. The Autonomous Port of Douala represents 95% of Shipping freight and international trade of Cameroon.

The telecommunications sector develops very quickly in the Republic of Cameroon. The Cameroon Telecommunications is a public company owned 100% by the State of Cameroon. Created in 1998, Cameroon Telecommunications (CAMTEL) is strongly implicated in the development and modernization of telecommunications markets in Cameroon. CAMTEL just signed an agreement with a Chinese company.

Brasseries du Cameroon (Cameroon breweries) is a food processing company specialising in soft drinks manufacture and distribution. The company is the leading industry in Cameroon. Created in Douala (Cameroon) in 1948, became an affiliated company of the Castel Group in 1990.

Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Angola, Chad, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Libya

Lagos-Mombasa Trans-African Corridor: Nigeria, Cameroon, DR Congo, Uganda, Kenya

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