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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of the Congo.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of the Congo (Central Africa)
    1. Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire, Dolisie;
    2. Théophile Obenga (Congolese Historian).
  2. Congolese Economy;
  3. International Trade of the Republic of the Congo
    1. Customs of the Republic of the Congo (*);
    2. Port of Pointe Noire.
  4. Case Study:
    1. Congo Basin (the second World's largest rain forest);
    2. Special Economic Zones in Congo;
    3. Congo Terminal. Port of Pointe-Noire;
    4. Congolese Petroleum industry (*).
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in the Republic of the Congo
    1. Agriculture (*);
    2. Mining (*);
    3. Great Works Programme;
    4. Infrastructure development;
    5. Tourism.
  6. Access to the Congolese market;
  7. Business Plan for the Republic of the Congo.

(*) Only available in French.

The objectives of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of the Congo”: are the following:

  1. To analyze the Congolese Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI);
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of the Congo;
  3. To explore the trade relations of the Republic of the Congo with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Congolese Trade Agreements;
  5. To develop a business plan for the Congolese market.

Sample:
Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of the Congo:
International Trade and Business in the Republic of the Congo

Online Diploma: Business in Central Africa

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorate, Foreign Trade, International Business)

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of the Congo” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Masters (MIB): Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, International Transport.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Doctorate (DIB): African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Professional Certificate: Business in Central Africa.

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Congo Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Congo Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Congo.

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of the Congo”: 1 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: one week.

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans) Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Ghana, Tanzania, Cameroon, Egypt...

International Trade and Business in the Republic of the Congo:

Government Vision 2025: “Congo: an emerging country.”

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Transport and Logistics in Africa

Transport and Logistics in the Republic of the Congo
  1. Port of Pointe Noire;
  2. Access to the Tripoli - Congo - Windhoek Corridor.

African Economic Integration. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Sample:
Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Central African Republic, and Chad.

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Sample:
Port of Pointe Noire (Republic of the Congo). Gateway to the Congo Basin: The Central African Republic, Chad, Cameroon, Gabon, Angola, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Maritime Transport Course

African Instituions (AU, AFDB, AUDA-NEPAD, UNECA) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

African Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA);
  2. African Union (AU)
    1. African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption;
    2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD).
  3. African Development Bank (AfDB);
  4. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP);
  5. Africa-India Framework for Cooperation;
  6. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa);
  7. Africa-Turkey Partnership;
  8. Africa-Korea Partnership;
  9. Africa-Japan Cooperation (TICAD);
  10. Africa-South America Summit (ASA);
  11. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation;
  12. Afro-Arab Cooperation;
  13. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA).

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Globalization and International Organizations

Global Organizations. The Republic of the Congo is a member of...

  1. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN);
    3. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
  2. World Bank (WB);
  3. World Trade Organization (WTO);
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Sample:
Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Congo...

The Republic of the Congo is a developing country included in the heavily indebted poor countries initiative.

  1. Agriculture is the main economic activity of the Republic of the Congo;
  2. Congolese languages: French, Lingala, and Kikongo;
  3. The main cities in Congo are Brazzaville (Capital, 2 million people), Pointe-Noire  (economic capital, 500,000 people), Nkayi, and Dolisie;
  4. The borders of the Republic of the Congo are Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Gabon;
  5. Independence of the Republic of the Congo: 1960 (from France);
  6. Area of the Republic of the Congo: 341,821 square kilometers;
  7. Congolese population: 4,012,809
    1. Bantu.
  8. The Departments of the Republic of the Congo are Likouala (Impfondo), Sangha (Ouesso), Cuvette Ouest (Ewo), bowl (Owando), Plateaux (Djambala), Pool (Kinkala), Bouenza (Madingou), Lekoumou (Sibiti), Niari (Dolisie) Kouilou (Pointe-Noire), and Brazzaville.

More information: The Republic of the Congo (EENI African Business Portal).

Religion in the Republic of the Congo:

  1. Christianity (50%): Catholicism (1.8 million) and Protestants (Methodists: 2 million);
  2. African Traditional Religions (48%);
  3. Islam (2%).

The Republic of the Congo belongs to the Central African Economic Area (African Civilization).

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Sample:
Théophile Obenga, Congolese Linguist and Historian (Republic of the Congo)

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Economy of the Republic of the Congo:

  1. The economic efficiency of the Republic of the Congo (Africa) owes a great deal to the increase of the Congolese petroleum production (115 million barrels);
  2. Fiscal reform and debt relief obtained under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative;
  3. Top economic sectors of the Republic of the Congo: agriculture, Petrol, and services
    1. Petrol (the fourth African producer), wood, manganese, natural gas, gold, iron, diamonds, copper, potassium, and zinc.
  4. Petroleum production: 10 to 15 million tones annually. The Congolese reserves remain relevant;
  5. Hydroelectric Potential: 2,500 megawatts;
  6. The largest potash producer in Africa. Potash reserves: 800 billion tones;
  7. Iron: 1 billion tones;
  8. Congolese gas reserves: 120 billion m3;
  9. Gold Fields in operation: 100 t/year over 30 years;
  10. Top Congolese trade partners: The United States, France, China, India, the United Arab Emirates, and South Korea;
  11. Top Congolese exports are petrol, timber, minerals, copper, precious stones;
  12. Port of Pointe-Noire: the only Central African deep-sea port.

The Republic of the Congo has many advantages and offers many international business opportunities. The preferred sectors for the foreign direct investment are:
- Agriculture, livestock, and fisheries
- Building and public works
- Forests
- Mining
- Energy
- Industry
- Tourism and hospitality
- Telecommunications
- Health and housing
- Education
- Banks, insurance, and microfinance
- Services
- Real Estate.

Sample:
Bank of Central African States (Master)

Sample:
Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Angola, Chad, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Libya

Sample:
Economic Community of Central African States



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