Economic Area of Oceania

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Subject: The Economic Area of Oceania of the Western Christian Civilisation. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Economic Area of Oceania of the Christian Civilisation
    1. Introduction to Oceania
    2. The Countries and Island States of Oceania (Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia): The Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu
    3. Christianity in Oceania
  2. The Economic Profile of the countries of Oceania
  3. The Economic Integration processes in Oceania
  4. Trade Relations of Oceania with the other civilisations
  5.  Economic Institutions and Trade Agreements related to Oceania

The objectives of the subject “The Economic Area of Oceania” are the following:

  1. To define the characteristics of the Economic Area of Oceania of the Western Christian Civilisation
  2. To analyse the influence of Christianity on the Economic Area of Oceania
  3. To know the economic profile of the countries of Oceania
  4. To understand the processes of economic integration in Oceania of the Western Civilisation
  5. To explore the economic relations with the other civilisations (Sinic, Hindu, Islamic, African, and Buddhist) and with other areas of the Western civilisation (American and European)
  6. To analyse the main economic organisations related to the Economic Area of Oceania
The Subject “The Economic Area of Oceania (Western Christian Civilisation)” is studied...
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Asia, Pacific, BRICS Countries, Economic Relations
  2. Doctorates: Religions and Business and Asia
  3. Course: Oceania

Learning materials in English or Spanish Civilización Oceanía French Civilisation Oceanie Portuguese Civilização Oceânia

  1. Credits of the Subject “The Economic Area of Oceania”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

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Subjects related to the “Economic Area of Oceania.”

1- Introduction to the Economic Area of Oceania of the Western Christian Civilisation

  1. Introduction to Oceania
  2. The three countries of Oceania members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
    1. Australia
    2. New Zealand
    3. Papua New Guinea
  3. The Island Countries and States of Oceania (Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia): the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu

2- Processes of economic integration in Oceania.

  1. The Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement
  2. The Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)
  3. The Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO)
  4. The Pacific Trade and Economic Agreement (PACER Plus)
  5. The Pacific Islands Countries Trade Agreement (PICTA)

3- Relationships of Oceania with the other civilisations.

Both Australia and New Zealand are part of two inter-civilisation agreements:

  1. The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP)
  2. The ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free-Trade Area

Australia's Free Trade Agreements (FTA).

  1. FTA with the Christian Civilisation:
    1. Latin American: Chile
    2. North American: The United States
  2. FTA with the Sinic-Buddhist Civilisation: Singapore
  3. FTA with the Hindu Civilisation: India
  4. Agreement with the Islamic Civilisation: The FTA with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
  5. Inter-civilisation Agreements:
    1. The Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA),
    2. The New Zealand-Thailand Closer Economic Partnership

New Zealand's Free Trade Agreements (FTA).

  1. FTA with the Sinic-Buddhist Civilisation: China, Singapore, and Hong Kong
  2. FTA with the Hindu Civilisation: India

4- Other Economic Institutions and Organisations related to Oceania.

  1. The Boao Forum for Asia
  2. The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
  3. The Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)
  4. The Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM)
  5. The Colombo Plan
  6. The Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)

Doing Business in Australia

Module Description: The Economic Area of Oceania of the Western Christian Civilisation.

New Zealand Foreign Trade

Oceania.

  1. Population: 39 millions of people, with a population density of 3.4 inhabitants/square kilometres
  2. Oceania is the least populated continent
  3. 92% of the population lives in Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea
  4. Life expectancy: 70 years
  5. Area: 9,008,458 square kilometres (the smallest continent)
  6. There are over 25,000 islands in the Pacific
  7. About 87% of the people in Oceania are Christians
  8. Oceania contributes only 1% of the world production
  9. Australia and New Zealand are the largest economies

Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea have much cultural, religious and political (The Commonwealth) proximity and strong economic relations (APEC, TPP) with the United States and other European Countries (The United Kingdom).

Samples - Christian Civilisation

New Zealand economy

Australian Economy and Foreign Trade

Foreign Trade Papua New Guinea

Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)

Chile-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO)



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