Adaptation The Caribbean Students (common subjects)

EENI- School of International Business

Common Subjects for all the Caribbean Students - Bachelor's Degree in Foreign Trade (e-learning, fourth semester, second year)


Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

  1. CARICOM
  2. Caribbean Single Market Economy (CSME)
  3. Caribbean Development Bank
  4. Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
  5. Association of Caribbean States (ACS)
  6. Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA)
  7. Colombia-CARICOM Agreement
  8. Costa Rica-Caribbean Community Agreement
  9. CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement
  10. CARICOM-Dominican Republic
  11. Caribbean-Canada Trade Agreement (CARIBCAN)
  12. Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI)
  13. United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
  14. CARICOM-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement

The Caribbean Countries: Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago

Syllabus of the Subject: Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM)

  1. Introduction to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
  2. Economic Profile of the Caribbean Markets
  3. CARICOM Single Market and Economy
  4. Caribbean Development Bank
  5. CARICOM Foreign Trade Policy
  6. Foreign Trade with Canada and the US

Objectives:

  1. To understand the purposes and trade policy of the CARICOM
  2. To analyse the economic profile of the Caribbean Markets
  3. To evaluate the benefits for the CARICOM member economies
  4. To analyse the process of economic integration (single market and economy of the Caribbean) and foreign trade among the Caribbean Community members
  5. To know the role of the Caribbean Development Bank and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
  6. To identify the CARICOM's Free Trade Agreements

The Member States of the Caribbean Community and Common Market are Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Turks anCaicos Islands are associate members of the CARICOM.

CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Economic Partnership Agreement between the CARICOM and the EU
  2. Advantages for the European companies
  3. Foreign Trade EU-Caribbean Countries
  4. Importance of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement

CARICOM-Colombia Agreement

  1. Colombia-CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Agreement on Foreign Trade, Economic, and Technical Cooperation
  2. Foreign Trade Colombia-CARICOM markets
  3. Colombia-CARICOM Partial Scope Agreement No. 31
  4. Benefits of the Agreement

Costa Rica-CARICOM Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Free Trade Agreement between Costa Rica and the Caribbean Community
  2. Advantages of the CARICOM-Costa Rica Agreement
  3. Foreign Trade Relations and foreign direct investment flows Costa Rica-CARICOM States

Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)

  1. Introduction to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
  2. Revised Treaty of Basseterre
  3. Structure and organisation of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
  4. Economic Union of the OECS
  5. Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
  6. Eastern Caribbean Currency Union
  7. Caribbean Capital Markets
  8. Economic Profile of the countries of the OECS

The member countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States are Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines (All members of the CARICOM).

Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands are associate members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States.

Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI)

  1. Introduction to the Caribbean Basin Initiative
  2. Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
  3. US-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act
  4. Access to the US Market with duty-free access

The beneficiary countries of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act are Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados (*), Belize (*), British Virgin Islands, Curacao (*), Dominica, Grenada, Guyana (*), Haiti (*), Jamaica (*), Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia (*), St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago (*).

(*) Beneficiaries countries also of the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act.

Syllabus of the Subject: Association of Caribbean States (ACS)

  1. Introduction to the Association of Caribbean States
  2. Functions and Organisation of the ACS
  3. Member countries of the ACS
  4. Greater Caribbean
  5. Trends in the Caribbean foreign trade
  6. Caribbean Expanded Economic Space
  7. Free Trade Agreements in the Caribbean

Objectives:

  1. To understand the purposes and functions of the Association of Caribbean States
  2. To evaluate the benefits for the member countries of the ACS
  3. To analyse the process of economic and trade integration between the member economies of the ACS
  4. To analyse the economic relations between the countries of the ACS with the country of the student
  5. To understand the concept of the Caribbean Expanded Economic Space

The member countries of the Association of Caribbean States are Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, the United Mexican States, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.

The associate members of the ACS are Aruba, France (on behalf of the French Guiana, Guadeloupe, and Martinique), the Netherlands Antilles and Turks anCaicos.

Syllabus of the Subject: Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA)

  1. Introduction to the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System
  2. Cooperation and Integration in Latin America
  3. Latin American Council

Objectives:

  1. To understand the goals of the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System
  2. To explore the cooperation and integration among the member economies of the SELA

The Caribbean countries members of the SELA are the Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Syllabus of the Subject: Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)

  1. Introduction to the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)
  2. “Gran National” projects
  3. Trade Treaty of the Peoples
  4. ALBA Bank
  5. Regional Clearing Unit System of Payments (SUCRE)

The purposes of the subject of the “Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas” are the following:

  1. To understand the objectives and functions of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America
  2. To analyse the process of economic integration and trade relations between the countries of the ALBA
  3. To know the Trade Agreements of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas and the Unit System of Regional Payments (SUCRE)
  4. To evaluate the role of the ALBA Bank

Cuba, Dominica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Antigua anBarbuda are members of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)


Samples of the adaptation The Caribbean Students (common subjects) (Bachelor's Degree in Foreign Trade, e-learning, fourth semester, second year):

Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

Association of Caribbean States (ACS)

Caribbean Basin Initiative (United States)

Caribbean Development Bank

CARICOM-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)

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