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Business in the Central African Republic

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in the Central African Republic (CAR). Bangui (Course, Master).

  1. Introduction to the Central African Republic (Central Africa)
  2. Economy of the Central African Republic (CAR)
  3. International Trade of the Central African Republic
  4. Case Study:
    1. Transport in the Central African Republic
    2. Telecommunications
    3. Kamach Group
  5. Doing Business in Bangui, Bimbo, Mbaiki, and Berbérati
  6. Access to the Central African Market
  7. Business Plan for the Central African Republic

Transport and Logistics in the Central African Republic

  1. Nearest Ports:
    1. Port of Douala (Cameroon)
    2. Port of Pointe Noire (Congo)
  2. Trans-African corridors
    1. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor
    2. Tripoli-Windhoek

Trade Agreements and Preferential Access of the Central African Republic:

  1. The Central African Republic and the Central African Economic Area
  2. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  3. Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  6. European Union-Central African Republic
    1. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
    2. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou Agreement)
  7. US-Central African Republic
    1. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
  8. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  9. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)

The aims of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Central African Republic” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Central African Economy and foreign trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Central African Republic
  3. To explore the Central African trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Central African Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Central African Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Central African Market

EENI Global Business School & University, Masters

The Subject “Doing Business in the Central African Republicbelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, International Transport
  2. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  3. Diploma: Business in Central Africa

African Student, Online Master International Business

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English (Study, Master in International Business in French République centrafricaine Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Centroafricana Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Centro-africana)

  1. Credits of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Central African Republic”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Lagos-Mombasa Trans-African Corridor (Course)





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Description of the Subject: International Trade and Business in the Central African Republic

  1. The Central African Republic (Africa) reached the limit of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative
  2. Poverty is a real phenomenon in the Central African Republic: 67% of the population (2,618,000 people) lives below the poverty line
  3. Main cities in the Central African Republic: Bangui (capital), Bimbo, Berberati, Carnot, and Bambari Bouar
  4. Official languages of the Central African Republic: French and Sango
  5. Central African Population: 5.1 million people
    1. Bantu
  6. Area of the Central African Republic: 623,000 square kilometres
  7. Independence of the Central African Republic: 1960 (France)
  8. Neighbouring countries: Sudan, South Sudan, Chad, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

More information: The Central African Republic (African Portal - EENI Global Business School).

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

Religion in the Central African Republic.

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity:
    1. Catholicism (0.9 million)
    2. Protestants (0.9 million)
  3. Islam

The Central African Republic belongs to the Central African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Economy of the Central African Republic.

The Central African Republic: a country in economic transition.

  1. Serious political crisis in the Central African Republic: Transition Framework (self-proclaimed President)
  2. Central African GDP growth (2014): -34.2%. 2015: 1.5%
    - Primary sector: 50% of the GDP
    - Secondary sector: 20%
    - Tertiary sector: 30%
  3. Inflation in the Central African Republic: 6.5%
  4. Central African Currency: CFA
  5. Most dynamic sector in the Central African Republic: new technologies
  6. Mining potential: diamonds, gold, uranium, iron, and petrol
  7. Agriculture accounts for 55% of the GDP in the Central African Republic
  8. Main crops in the Central African Republic: cassava, plantain, maize (corn), coffee, cotton, and snuff
  9. The Northwest and Centre of the Central African Republic represents a significant agricultural region for the cotton crops and sugar-cane
  10. Forestry in the Central African Republic contributes significantly to the Central African gross domestic product, with extensive tropical timber resources
  11. Mining (gold) represents another important resource for the Central African Republic regarding the export earnings: official diamond jewellery production (mostly artisanal) was 500,000 carats annually
  12. The Industrial base is almost non-existent and has not been sufficiently developed in comparison with the neighbouring countries (such as Cameroon)

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)

Economic Organisations. The Central African Republic is a member of:

  1. Forum on Sino-African Cooperation
  2. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  3. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  4. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  5. Forum Africa (CAR)-India
  6. African Development Bank
  7. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  8. African Union (AU)
  9. Africa (CAR)-South America
  10. Africa (CAR)-BRICS
  11. International Organisation of Francophonie
  12. United Nations (UN)
  13. World Bank (WB)
  14. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  15. International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Samples - the Central African Republic

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

Economic Community of Central African States

Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Trans-African Highway)

Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), Master



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