e-Course: Doing Business in Chad

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject): Foreign Trade and Business in Chad. N'Djamena. Syllabus.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Chad (Central Africa)
  2. Doing Business in N'Djamena
  3. Chadian Economy
  4. International Trade of Chad
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Chad (*)
    1. Industry
    2. Energy
    3. Tourism
    4. Agriculture, livestock, and fisheries
    5. Mining
  6. National Agency for Investment and Export
  7. Introduction to French
  8. Access to the Chadian Market
  9. Business Plan for Chad

(*) Sectoral analysis of each sector is only available in French.

The objectives of the Online Course / Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Chad” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Chadian economy and foreign trade
  2. To evaluate business opportunities in Chad
  3. To explore Chad trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Chad Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Chadian Market
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Doing Business in Chad” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa, Foreign Trade
  2. Course: Business in Central Africa
  3. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Africa, Muslim Countries
  4. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

African Student, Online Master International Business

Course learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Tchad Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Chade Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Chad

  1. Credits of the Online Course / Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Chad”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

EENI Business School & HA University Professors in Chad

Prosper Kemayou, Chad (Professor, EENI & HA University) Prospero Kemayou

Ali Djibrine Souleymane, Chad (Professor, EENI & HA University) Ali Djibrine Souleymane

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Description of the Online Course: Foreign Trade and Business in Chad.

Located in the heart of Africa, the Republic of Chad is a link between North Africa (Maghreb) and Sub-Saharan Africa.

  1. Population of the Republic of Chad: 11.5 million people
  2. The area of Chad is 1,267,000 square kilometers
  3. The official languages are Arabic, French, and Ngambai
  4. Currency of Chad: CFA Franc
  5. Capital: N'Djamena
  6. The largest Chadian cities: N'Djamena, Moundou, Sarh, Abéché and Kélo
  7. The Borders of Chad are Niger, Libya, Sudan, the Central African Republic, Cameroon, and Nigeria
  8. Independence from France: 1960

More information: Chad (African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University).

  1. N'Djamena
  2. Moundou
  3. Sarh
  4. Abéché
  5. Kélo

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

Main religions in Chad:

  1. Islam (44%)
  2. Christianity (33%)
  3. African Traditional Religions (23%)

Chad belongs to the Central African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Economy of the Republic of Chad:

The Republic of Chad: a new African petrol exporter.
Petrol: 90% of Chadian exports.

  1. A Sahel-Saharan land-locked country
  2. Nearest ports:
    1. Port of Douala (Cameroon) (1,060 kilometres)
    2. Port of Pointe Noire (Congo)
  3. Almost 85% of Chadian exports pass through the port of Douala
  4. Two telecommunication projects: fibre optic from the Gulf of Guinea to Nigeria and Sudan
  5. Peace agreements with Sudan
  6. Significant investment in the Chadian petrol sector.
    1. Esso Chad: has invested 8 billion dollars in the Doba exploration
  7. President: Déby, substantial efforts to Chad development, opening the Chadian Economy
  8. Creation of the National Agency for Investment and Export
  9. Top Chadian economic sectors are petrol and agriculture (45% of GDP)
  10. Since 2003, the Republic of Chad is one of the petrol-exporting countries
  11. Chadian GDP: 28 billion dollars
  12. GDP growth rate: 11%
  13. Chadian inflation: 4.2%
  14. Petrol: 90% of Chadian exports
  15. Top Chadian Resources are petrol, salt, and copper mines
  16. Chad is a mainly an importing country because of its geographical isolation. However, the Republic of Chad has an undeniable export potential
  17. Main exports of the Republic of Chad, furthermore of petrol, are cattle and Arabic gum (Chad is the second-largest producer, behind Sudan)
  18. The Republic of Chad mainly export to Europe (especially to Portugal), Germany, and France (65% of exports)
  19. Other Export Markets are Nigeria, Spain, Slovakia, Taiwan, Poland, and Morocco

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)

Chad, through its membership to the Bank of Central African States (BEAC), is part of the FCA Franc Monetary Zone. The CFA Franc, issued by the Bank of Central African States; it is fully convertible into Euros.

Chad's Preferential Trade Agreements:

  1. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  2. Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)
  3. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  4. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
  5. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou)
  6. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)

Bank of Central African States (e-Master)

Trans-African Roads:

  1. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
  2. Trans-Sahelian Highway
  3. N’Djamena-Djibouti Corridor

TBC LOGISTICS (CHAD). Founded in 1963 in Bangui (capital of the Central African Republic), Transport Banos and Co. (TBC) is now present throughout the African continent. The operations are coordinated from Douala, Cameroon. TBC has a network of offices and agents covering the whole of Africa including Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Nigeria, Guinea, Benin, and South Africa.

The Republic of Chad is a member of the:

  1. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  2. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  3. Islamic Development Bank
  4. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  5. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  6. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  7. G5-Sahel
  8. African Union (AU)
  9. African Development Bank
  10. Niger Basin Authority
  11. Africa (Chad)-Asia Strategic Partnership
  12. Africa (Chad)-BRICS
  13. OIF
  14. Forum Africa People's Republic of China
  15. Africa-India Forum
  16. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Samples - Business in Chad

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

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

Niger Basin Authority (Master, Africa)

Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Trans-African Highway)

N’Djamena-Djibouti Trans-African Highway

Trans-Sahelian Highway, Dakar-N’Djamena Corridor

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