e-Course: Doing Business in the Dominican Republic

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject): Foreign Trade and Business in the Dominican Republic. Santo Domingo.

  1. Introduction to the Dominican Republic (America)
  2. Doing Business in Santo Domingo
  3. Dominican Economy
  4. International Trade of the Dominican Republic
  5. Case Study:
    1. Trade Relations with Chile and Canada
    2. Brugal
  6. Introduction to Spanish
  7. Access to the Dominican Market
  8. Business Plan for the Dominican Republic

The objectives of the Online Course / Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Dominican Republic” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Dominican economy and foreign trade
  2. To evaluate business opportunities in the Dominican Republic
  3. To explore the Dominican trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Dominican Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Dominican Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Dominican Market
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Doing Business in the Dominican Republic” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, America
  2. Doctorates: Business in America, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Business in Central America
  4. Bachelor in International Trade

Course learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Repúbliba Dominicana Study, Master in International Business in French Repúblique Dominicaine

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates)

  1. Credits of the Online Course / Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Dominican Republic”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

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Description of the Online Course: Doing Business in the Dominican Republic.

The Dominican Republic.

  1. The capital of the Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo
  2. The Dominican population is 9.9 million people
  3. Area: 48,311 square kilometres
  4. The official language is Spanish
  5. The Dominican Republic gained independence from Spain in 1821
  6. Abolition of Slavery in the Dominican Republic: (1804)
  7. African Diaspora in the Dominican Republic: 8.7 million people (84% of the Dominican population)

Religion in the Dominican Republic: Catholicism (Christianity)

The Dominican Republic belongs to the Christian Civilisation - Latin American area

  1. Toussaint Louverture

The Dominican economy and foreign trade.

  1. The service sector is the pillar of the Dominican economy (55% of GDP, largest employment generator)
  2. Other significant Dominican economic sectors are free trade zones, tourism, telecommunications, and construction
  3. The tourism sector represents more than 1,000 million dollars annually
  4. The Dominican economy is closely related to Foreign direct investment (FDI) from the United States
  5. The economic slowdown due to the impact of the international financial crisis
  6. The economy of Santo Domingo (capital) is based on services and industry and represents a gross domestic product of 30 billion dollars (Purchasing Power Parity)
  7. The Dominican financial sector is strong and is one of the largest in the Caribbean region
  8. In the Dominican Republic, exports were reduced by 231 million dollars mainly due to the fall in exports of ferro-nickel, as a result of  international nickel prices reduction. All this led to the temporary closure of the company Falconbridge
  9. The Dominican Republic has one of the most advanced telecommunications infrastructures in Central America, open to foreign direct investment (FDI)

Brugal is one of the largest companies in the Dominican Republic. In recent years, Brugal has begun a process of strengthening its presence in international markets, to increase exports and guarantee its continued growth process.

Central American Integration System (Course)

The Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and Market Access

  1. Central American Integration System (SICA)
  2. Trade Agreement with the United States (CAFTA-DR)
  3. FTA with the CARICOM
  4. Association of Caribbean States (ACS)

United States-Central America Free Trade Agreement (Course)

Samples - Business in the Dominican Republic

Toussaint Louverture Diaspora (Doctorate)

Central America-Dominican Free Trade Agreement (Course)

CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (Course)

Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Master

Central American Common Market (Course)

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