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Business in the Dominican Republic (Course)

Syllabus of the 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. Access to the Dominican Market
  7. Business Plan for the Dominican Republic

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

  1. The Dominican Republic and the Latin American Economic Area
  2. Central American Integration System (SICA)
  3. Association of Caribbean States (ACS)
  4. Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA)
  5. Trade Agreement with the United States (CAFTA-DR)
  6. CARICOM (Observer State)
    1. Free Trade Agreement with the CARICOM
  7. Latin American Integration Association (ALADI) (observer)

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

  1. To analyse the Dominican economy and foreign trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Dominican Republic
  3. To explore the Dominican trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Dominican Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Dominican Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Dominican Market

EENI Global Business School & University, Masters

The Subject “Doing Business in the Dominican Republicbelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in America, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: American Business, World Trade
  3. Course: Business in Central America, Business in The Caribbean

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)

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted for the Caribbean students

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

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Description of the Subject: 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 of the Dominican Republic: 48,311 square kilometres
  4. The official language of the Dominican Republic is Spanish
  5. The Dominican Republic gained the independence from Spain in 1821
  6. Abolition of Slavery in the Dominican Republic: (1804)
  7. Toussaint Louverture
  8. 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 Western Civilisation (Latin American Economic Area)

    The Dominican economy and foreign trade.

    1. The services sector is the pillar of the Dominican economy (55% of the GDP, the 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 the 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 the foreign direct investment (FDI)

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

    Central American Integration System (Course Master)

    United States-Central America Free Trade Agreement (Course)

    Economic Organisations

    1. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
    2. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
    3. Organisation of American States (OAS)
    4. United Nations (UN)
    5. World Bank (WB)
    6. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
    7. International Monetary Fund (IMF)

    Samples - Business in the Dominican Republic

    Toussaint Louverture Diaspora (Doctorate)

    Central America-Dominican Free Trade Agreement (Course)

    CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (Course Master)

    Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Master

    Central American Common Market (Course Master)


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