Interactions of the African Economic Area

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: Interactions of the African Civilisation with the other civilisations. Syllabus:

Analysis of the Economic Interactions of the African Civilisation with

  1. The Islamic Civilisation
  2. The Hindu Civilisation
  3. The Western Civilisation
  4. The Sinic Civilisation
  5. The Buddhist Civilisation
  6. The Orthodox Civilisation

Map Civilisations and integration

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The sub-subject “The Interactions of the Economic Area of the African Civilisation with the World” is studied...
  1. Doctorates: Africa, Religions and Business, Islamic Countries, Asia
  2. Masters (online): Sub-Saharan Africa, International Business, Muslim Countries, Asia, Economic Relations

Languages of study English or French Civilisation Africaine Portuguese Civilizações Spanish Africa Interacciones

Description of the Sub-Subject: Interactions of the African Civilisation with the other civilisations.

Analysis of the International Relations of Africa and the interactions between the different Economic Areas of the African Civilisation:

  1. The West African Economic Area
  2. The Central African Economic Area
  3. The Southern African Economic Area
  4. The East African Economic Area
  5. The Maghrebian Economic Area

African International Relations

The Interactions of the African Civilisation with the Islamic Civilisation.

Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, the Comoros, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Gabon, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, and Djibouti are members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Namely, twenty-seven of the fifty-seven members of the OIC are African Countries. These countries are also members of:

  1. The Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade
  2. The Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation
  3. The Islamic Chamber of Commerce
  4. The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre

The Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC-TPS)

  1. Of all the African Countries, only Morocco has signed the Framework Agreement + PRETAS (Protocol on the Preferential Tariff Scheme) + Rules of origin
  2. Seventeen African Countries (Egypt, Guinea, Mauritania, Niger, Sudan, Somalia, Tunisia, Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Comoros, Djibouti, Benin, Nigeria, and Ivory Coast) have signed the Framework Agreement + PRETAS
  3. Chad, Gabon, Libya, Senegal, and Uganda only have signed the Framework Agreement
  4. Algeria, Mali, Mozambique, and Togo they not yet ratified the Agreement

Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Niger, Chad, Benin, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Gambia, Mali, Nigeria, the Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, and Egypt are members of the Islamic Development Bank.

All the African Countries are beneficiaries of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), the African Countries members of the Arab League are also members of the BADEA.

Algeria, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, and Tunisia are members of the Arab League, namely, ten of the twenty-one members of the Arab League are African Countries.

All the nations of the African Union and all the countries of the Arab League are part of the Afro-Arab Cooperation.

Algeria, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Tunisia belong to the Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA) and the Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED).

Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia are part of the Agadir Agreement.

Mauritius has a Preferential Trade Area with Pakistan.

Turkey has Free Trade Agreements with Morocco and Tunisia.

The Africa-Turkey Partnership. The African Union considers Turkey as a strategic partner for Africa.

Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Guinea, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Sudan, Somalia, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Gabon, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Comoros, Djibouti, Benin, Nigeria, Mozambique, and Togo are the main African Countries receptors of the Arab Development Funds.

  1. The African Countries of the Arab League are members beneficiaries of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development and the Arab Monetary Fund
  2. These countries can benefit from the Arab Trade Financing Programme, the Abu Dhabi Fund, and the Kuwait Fund
  3. Algeria, Gabon, Libya and Nigeria are members of the OPEC Fund for International Development

The Interactions of the African Civilisation with the economic areas of the Western Christian Civilisation

The European Economic Area

  1. The Generalised System of Preferences (SPG) of the EU
    1. The African countries beneficiaries of the scheme Everything But Arms (EBA) of the EU are Angola, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Comoros, Niger, Djibouti, Lesotho, Rwanda, Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Eritrea, Madagascar, Sao Tome and Principe, Togo, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Senegal, Burundi, the Gambia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Kenya, Guinea, Mauritania, Somalia, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Sudan, South Sudan, the Central African Republic, Tanzania, and Zambia
    2. Cape Verde is a beneficiary of the SPG+
  2. All the countries of the sub-Saharan Africa are beneficiaries of the Cotonou Agreement of the European Union (EU)
  3. Egypt and all the Maghrebian Countries are part of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EUROMED) and the European Neighbourhood Policy (Mauritania is not included)
  4. The European Union has Economic Partnership Agreements with Algeria, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Cameroon, and Ghana
  5. The European Union has a Trade Agreement with South Africa
  6. The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) has a trade agreement with Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, the Southern African Customs Union (SACU)

The North American Economic Area

  1. Almost all the African Countries (except Sudan or Zimbabwe) are beneficiaries of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) of the United States
  2. The United States also has a trade and investment agreements with the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU/UEMOA), the East African Community (EAC), the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and a Free Trade Agreement with Morocco

The Latin American Economic Area

  1. The MERCOSUR-Southern African Development Community (SADC) Trade Agreement
  2. The MERCOSUR-Egypt Trade Agreement
  3. All the countries of the African Union are members of the Africa-South America Summit

The Interactions of the African Civilisation with the Sinic Civilisation.

  1. The Forum on China- Africa Cooperation

The Interactions of the African Civilisation with the Hindu Civilisation.

  1. The Africa-India Framework for Cooperation
  2. India has an agreement with the Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU)
  3. India-Mauritius Agreement is fundamental and acts as a bridge between India and the African Markets
  4. India has Free Trade Agreements with several African Countries: Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, the Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

The Interactions of the African Civilisation with the Buddhist Civilisation.

  1. The Africa-Korea Partnership
  2. Japan promotes its trade relations with Africa through the Tokyo International Conference on the African Development

Multi- civilisations interactions of the African Civilisation.

  1. The Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership
  2. The Africa-BRICS Cooperation (South Africa is a BRICS Country)
  3. The Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, South Africa, and Tanzania are members of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

Samples - African Civilisation

Africa-BRICS Foreign Trade

Tokyo International Conference on the African Development

Africa-India Forum Framework for Cooperation

Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

Afro-Arab Cooperation



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