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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Cape Verde, Praia.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Cape Verde (West Africa);
  2. Doing Business in Praia;
  3. Cape Verdean Economy
    1. Tourism sector.
  4. Foreign Trade of Cape Verde;
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Cape Verde;
  6. Cape Verde Investments;
  7. Access to the Cape Verdean Market;
  8. Business Plan for Cape Verde.

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

  1. To analyze the Cape Verdean Economy and Global Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in Cape Verde;
  3. To explore the Cape Verdean trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Cape Verdean Trade Agreements;
  5. To develop a business plan for the Cape Verdean Market.

Global Trade and Business in Cape Verde:
International Trade and Business in Cape Verde

Online Course Business in West Africa

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

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

Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

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

Doctorate: African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Course: Business in West Africa.

Languages: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Cap Verd Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Cabo Verde Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Cabo Verde.

Area of Knowledge: Africa.

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International Trade and Business in Cape Verde.

Cape Verde: one of the World's fastest growing tourism sector

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

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

Cape Verdean Preferential trade agreements:

  1. Cape Verde and the West African Economic Area;
  2. ECOWAS;
  3. African Continental Free-Trade Area;
  4. CEN-SAD;
  5. AGOA (U.S.);
  6. EU-Cape Verde:
    1. Africa-EU Strategic Partnership;
    2. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP);
    3. Special Partnership Agreement (SPA) with the EU.

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS): Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo

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.

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

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

African Trade and Economic Organizations. Cape Verde is a member of:

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

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

Global Organizations:

  1. WCO;
  2. UN
    1. UNCTAD;
    2. ITC;
    3. WIPO.
  3. WB;
  4. WTO;
  5. IMF.

Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), African Initiative of the Great Green Wall

The Republic of Cape Verde:

  1. Archipelago formed by ten Islands (Atlantic Ocean);
  2. Capital of Cape Verde: Praia;
  3. Area of Cape Verde: 4,033 km²;
  4. Cape Verdean population: 491,000 inhabitants;
  5. Life expectancy: 70 years;
  6. Cape Verdean Official language: Portuguese;
  7. Cape Verdean language: Creole;
  8. Politics: Democratic Semi-Presidential with multiparty system;
  9. Nearest countries (by sea) to Cape Verde: Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, and Spain (Canaries);
  10. Independence of Cape Verde: 1975 (Portugal).

More information about Cape Verde (EENI African Business Portal).

Main religions in Cape Verde:

  1. Christianity - Catholicism (90% of the Cape Verdean population);
  2. African Traditional Religions.

Cape Verde belongs to the West African Economic Area (African Civilization).

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Economy of Cape Verde (Africa):

  1. Leading in civil liberties, political rights, and stability in Africa (Freedom House Report);
  2. Uncorrupt bureaucracy;
  3. Service oriented economy;
  4. The main sectors of the Cape Verdean economy are services (70% of the GDP, mainly tourism), agriculture (bananas, potatoes, sugar-cane, coffee, and peanuts), fish, and textiles;
  5. Industry sector: 8% of the Cape Verdean GDP;
  6. Informal sector: 70% of jobs/25% of the GDP;
  7. Cape Verdean GDP growth: 3.1%;
  8. Inflation in Cape Verde: 1.8%;
  9. Main trade partners of Cape Verde: Euro-Zone countries (mainly Portugal);
  10. Currency of Cape Verde: the Cape Verdean Escudo (peg to the euro);
  11. Special regime for SME;
  12. Existence of Free-Zone Enterprises;
  13. Open to Foreign direct investment (FDI);
  14. 90% of the food is imported.

African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA) 1 billion people, 1.2 trillion dollar

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