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Business in Cape Verde, Praia

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

  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 (Import, Export) 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 analyse the Cape Verdean Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  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 Free Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Cape Verdean Market

Sample - Doing Business in Cape Verde:
International Trade and Business in Cape Verde

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Cape Verde” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  3. Diploma: Business in West Africa

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Cap Verd Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Cabo Verde Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Cabo Verde.

Area of Knowledge: Africa





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Description: Foreign Trade and Business in Cape Verde.

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

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

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

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 square kilometres
  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 Portal).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African 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 Civilisation).

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

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


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