Adaptation Central American Students

EENI- School of International Business

Adaptation for the Central American Students (Bachelor's Degree in International Trade, e-learning, fourth semester, second year)


Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

Common Subjects for all the Central American Students: Panama, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize and the Dominican Republic

Syllabus of the Subject - Central American Economy

  1. Region of Central America
  2. Central American economy: Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
  3. Central American Foreign Trade
  4. Foreign Investment in Central America

Objectives:

  1. To know the economic profile of the Central American Countries
  2. To analyse the strengths and trends of the Central American Economy
  3. To evaluate the Foreign Trade and investment flows in the Central American Markets

Syllabus of the Subject - Central American Integration System (SICA)

  1. Introduction to the Central American Integration System: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama
  2. Functions and objectives of the SICA
  3. Secretary of the Central American Economic Integration
  4. Central American Tariff System
  5. Central American Foreign Trade Regime
  6. Central American free-trade area
  7. Customs and Monetary Union
  8. Central American Bank for Economic Integration
  9. Central America's Free Trade Agreements

Objectives

  1. To understand the objectives, functions and institutions of the Central American Economic Integration (SICA)
  2. To evaluate the benefits for the member countries of the SICA
  3. To know the socio-economic troubles and development of the Central American countries
  4. To analyse the process of Central American Economic Integration (Central American Common Market, free-trade area, Customs Union...) of the SICA
  5. To analyse the role of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration

Central American Common Market

Currently, the Central American Common Market (MCCA) is integrated into the Central American Integration System (SICA).

  1. General Treaty of the Central American Economic Integration
  2. Central American Common Market
  3. Foreign Trade and investment flows between the Central American Countries

Syllabus of the Subject - Central America's Free Trade Agreements

Free Trade Agreement between Central America, the United States and the Dominican Republic

  1. Introduction to the Free Trade Agreement between Central America, the United States and the Dominican Republic (CAFTA-DR)
  2. Benefits of the agreement
  3. Certification of origin
  4. Foreign Trade and investment flows Central American countries-US

Chile-Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua) Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Central America-Chile Free Trade Agreement
  2. Benefits of the agreement
  3. Certification of origin
  4. Foreign Trade between Chile and Central America

Central America-European Union Association Agreement.

  1. Introduction to the Association Agreement between Central America and the European Union
  2. Free Trade Agreement of the EU with Central America
  3. Foreign Trade Central American countries-EU

Free Trade Agreement between Central America and Panama

  1. Introduction to the Free Trade Agreement between Panama and Central America
  2. Main topics of the trade agreement
  3. Rules of origin
  4. Foreign Trade Central America-Panama
  5. Bilateral Protocol between Costa Rica and Panama to the Free Trade Agreement

Free Trade Agreement between Central America and the Dominican Republic

  1. Introduction to the Free Trade Agreement between Central America and the Dominican Republic
  2. Advantages of the agreement
  3. Foreign Trade between the Dominican Republic and Central America

Mexico-Northern Triangle (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras) Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Mexico-Northern Triangle Free Trade Agreement
  2. Certificate of origin
  3. Regional value content

Colombia-Northern Triangle (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras) Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Northern Triangle-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  2. Benefits of the agreement
  3. Certification of origin
  4. Foreign Trade Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

Central America-European Free Trade Association Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Central America-EFTA Free Trade Agreement
  2. Topics included in the Central America-European Free Trade Association Trade Agreement
  3. Foreign Trade between the Central American Countries and the countries of the EFTA

Syllabus of the Subject - Association of Caribbean States (ACS).

  1. Introduction to the Association of Caribbean States
  2. Functions and organisation of the Association of Caribbean States
  3. Member states of the ACS
  4. Caribbean Foreign Trade
  5. Trade Policy and integration agreements of the Caribbean countries
  6. Caribbean Expanded Economic Space

Objectives:

  1. To understand the objectives and functions of the Association of Caribbean States
  2. To evaluate the advantages for the member countries of the ACS
  3. To analyse the Economic Integration process between the member states of the Association of Caribbean States
  4. To analyse the economic relations of the countries of the Association of Caribbean States
  5. To understand the concept of 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, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, the Dominican Republic, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela

Syllabus of the Subject - Mesoamerica Project (ex Plan Puebla Panama).

  1. Introduction to the Mesoamerica Project (former Plan Puebla Panama): Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama
  2. International network of Mesoamerican highways
  3. Transport and telecommunications in the Mesoamerican region

Objectives:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Mesoamerica Project
  2. To analyse the Economic Integration between the member states of the Mesoamerica Project
  3. To know the Program of the international network of Mesoamerican highway

Specific Subjects for the students from Belize

Syllabus of the Subject: Belizean Foreign Trade and Economy

  1. Introduction to Belize
  2. Belizean economy
  3. Belizean Foreign Trade
  4. Foreign Investment in Belize

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Belizean Foreign Trade and Economy
  2. To identify the main trade partners of Belize
  3. To know the Belize's free trade agreements

Syllabus of the Subject: Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

  1. Introduction to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM): Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad, and Tobago
  2. Economic profile of the Caribbean countries
  3. Trade Policy of the Caribbean Community
  4. CARICOM Single Market and Economy
  5. Caribbean Development Bank

Objectives:

  1. To understand the objectives and Trade Policy of the CARICOM
  2. To analyse the economic profile of the Caribbean countries
  3. To evaluate the benefits for the member countries of the CARICOM
  4. To analyse the Economic Integration process (CARICOM Single Market and Economy) and Foreign Trade between the member Caribbean countries Community
  5. To know the affiliated institutions: the Caribbean Development Bank and the Organisation of States of the Caribbean Eastern

CARIFORUM-European Economic Union Association Agreement

  1. Introduction to the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Association Agreement
  2. Benefits for the companies
  3. Foreign Trade EU-Caribbean countries

Colombia-Caribbean Community Partial Scope Agreement

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

Costa Rica-Caribbean Community Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Costa Rica-CARICOM Free Trade Agreement
  2. Advantages of the agreement
  3. Certification of origin
  4. Foreign Trade between Costa Rica and the States of the CARICOM

Caribbean Basin Initiative

  1. Introduction to the Caribbean Basin Initiative
  2. United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act
  3. Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (United States)

Specific Subjects for the students from Costa Rica

Syllabus of the Subject: Costa Rican Foreign Trade and Economy

  1. Introduction to Costa Rica
  2. Costa Rican economy
  3. Costa Rican Foreign Trade
  4. Foreign Investment in Costa Rica

The objectives of the subject “Doing Business in Costa Rica”:

  1. To analyse the Costa Rican Foreign Trade and economy
  2. To identify the main trade partners of Costa Rica
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of Costa Rica

Mexico-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Costa Rica-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
  2. Rules of origin
  3. Regional value content
  4. Foreign Trade Mexico-Costa Rica
  5. Investment flows between Costa Rica and Mexico

Costa Rica-China Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the China-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement
  2. Foreign Trade between Costa Rica and China
  3. Regional value content

Costa Rica-Canada Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement
  2. Advantages of the agreement
  3. Certification of origin
  4. Agreement on Environmental Cooperation
  5. Foreign Trade between Costa Rica and Canada

Costa Rica-CARICOM Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Costa Rica-CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Free Trade Agreement
  2. Advantages of the trade agreement
  3. Certification of origin
  4. Foreign Trade and investment flows between Costa Rica and the member countries of the CARICOM

Specific Subjects for the students from El Salvador

Syllabus of the Subject: Salvadoran Foreign Trade and Economy

  1. Introduction to El Salvador
  2. Salvadoran Economy
  3. Salvadoran Foreign Trade
  4. Foreign Investment in El Salvador

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Salvadoran Foreign Trade and economy
  2. To identify the main trade partners of El Salvador
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of El Salvador

El Salvador and Honduras-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Free Trade Agreement between El Salvador and Honduras with Taiwan
  2. Advantages for the exporters
  3. The certificate of origin of the agreement
  4. Foreign Trade between Honduras and El Salvador and Taiwan

El Salvador (as a member of the Northern Triangle) also has Free Trade Agreements with Colombia and Mexico (see above)

Specific Subjects for the students from Guatemala

Syllabus of the Subject: Guatemalan Foreign Trade and Economy

  1. Introduction to Guatemala
  2. Guatemalan economy
  3. Guatemalan Foreign Trade
  4. Foreign Investment in Guatemala

Objectives

  1. To analyse the Guatemalan Foreign Trade and economy
  2. To identify the main trade partners of Guatemala
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of Guatemala

Guatemala (as a member of the Northern Triangle) also has Free Trade Agreements with Colombia and Mexico (see above)

Guatemala-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Guatemala-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement
  2. Benefits of the agreement
  3. Certification of origin
  4. Customs procedures
  5. Foreign Trade Guatemala-Taiwan

Specific Subjects for the students from Honduras

Syllabus of the Subject: Honduran Foreign Trade and Economy

  1. Introduction to Honduras
  2. Honduran Economy
  3. Honduran Foreign Trade
  4. Foreign Investment in Honduras

Objectives

  1. To analyse the Honduran Foreign Trade and economy
  2. To identify the main trade partners of Honduras
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of Honduras

Honduras (as a member of the Northern Triangle) also has Free Trade Agreements with Colombia and Mexico (see above)

El Salvador and Honduras-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the El Salvador-Honduras-Republic of China Free Trade Agreement
  2. Advantages for the exporters
  3. Certificate of origin of the agreement
  4. Foreign Trade between Honduras and El Salvador and Taiwan

Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Honduras.

  1. Introduction to the Free Trade Agreement between Honduras-Canada
  2. Foreign Trade Canada-Honduras

Specific Subjects for the students from Nicaragua

Syllabus of the Subject - Nicaraguan Foreign Trade and Economy

  1. Introduction to Nicaragua
  2. Nicaraguan economy
  3. Nicaraguan Foreign Trade
  4. Foreign Investment in Nicaragua

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Nicaraguan Foreign Trade and economy
  2. To identify the main trade partners of Nicaragua
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of Nicaragua

Mexico-Nicaragua Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Nicaragua-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
  2. Certification of origin
  3. Regional value content
  4. Foreign Trade Nicaragua-Mexico
  5. Investment flows between Mexico and Nicaragua

Free Trade Agreement between Nicaragua and Taiwan

  1. Introduction to the Free Trade Agreement between Nicaragua and Taiwan
  2. Certification of origin
  3. Regional value content
  4. Foreign Trade Taiwan-Nicaragua

Specific Subjects for the students from Panama

Syllabus of the Subject: Panamanian Foreign Trade and Economy

  1. Introduction to Panama
  2. Panamanian Economy
  3. Panamanian Foreign Trade
  4. Strategic importance of the Panama Canal
  5. Foreign Investment in Panama
  6. Colon Free Zone

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Panamanian Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To identify the main trade partners of Panama
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of Panama

Free Trade Agreement between Panama and Taiwan

  1. Introduction to the Panama-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement
  2. Advantages of the agreement
  3. Regional value content
  4. Foreign Trade Panama-Taiwan

Free Trade Agreement between Panama and Singapore

  1. Introduction to the Singapore-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  2. Advantages of the Free Trade Agreement
  3. Foreign Trade Panama-Singapore

Chile-Panama Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Chile-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  2. Benefits of the agreement
  3. Certification of origin of the agreement
  4. Foreign Trade between Chile and Panama

United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement.

  1. Introduction to the United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  2. Benefits of the Panama-United States Trade Promotion Agreement
  3. Foreign Trade United States-Panama

Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Panama

  1. Introduction to the Free Trade Agreement Panama-Canada
  2. Benefits of the agreement for the exporters
  3. Foreign Trade between Canada and the Republic of Panama

Trade relations Panama-Andean Community

  1. Economic relations between Panama and the Andean Community
  2. Foreign Trade in Goods Panama-Andean Community
  3. Free Trade Agreement between the Andean Community and Panama

Specific Subjects for the students from the Dominican Republic

Syllabus of the Subject: Doing Business in the Dominican Republic

  1. The Dominican Republic
  2. Dominican economy
  3. Dominican Foreign Trade

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Dominican Foreign Trade and Economy
  2. To identify the main trade partners of the Dominican Republic
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of the Dominican Republic

Samples of the adaptation to the Central American Students (Bachelor's Degree in Foreign Trade, e-learning, fourth semester, second year):

Central American Economy

Central American Integration System (SICA)

Costa Rican Economy

Central America-Panama Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

European Union-Central America Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Doing Business in the Dominican Republic

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