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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in the Arab Republic of Egypt. Cairo.

  1. Introduction to the Arab Republic of Egypt;
  2. Doing Business in Cairo, Alexandria, Shubra El Kheima, Giza, Port Said, Suez;
  3. Egyptian economy
    1. Growing Sectors of the economy.
  4. International Trade (Import, Export) of Egypt;
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Egypt;
  6. Open a business in Egypt;
  7. Cost of doing business in Egypt;
  8. Business Plan for Egypt;
  9. Access to the Egyptian Market.

Egyptian Businessman:

  1. Ahmed Mekky;
  2. Tarek Talaat Moustafa;
  3. Hassan Abdalla;
  4. Mohamed Mansour;
  5. Onsi Sawiris - Orascom Telecomm;
  6. Minoush Abdel-Meguid.

The aims of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Arab Republic of Egypt” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Egyptian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI);
  2. To understand the strategic importance of the Suez Canal;
  3. To know the business opportunities in Egypt;
  4. To explore the Egyptian trade relations with the country of the student;
  5. To know the Egyptian Free Trade Agreements (FTAs);
  6. To examine the profile of Egyptian Businesspeople;
  7. To develop a business plan for the Egyptian Market.

Sample:
Foreign Trade and Business in Egypt:
Hassan Abdalla. Egyptian Muslim Businessman (Master Business Egypt)

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

Doctorate (DIB): Islamic Business, African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Diploma: Business in East Africa.

Masters (MIB): Business in Africa, Muslim Countries, International Business.

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

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  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Egypt”: 3 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: three weeks.

ماجستير في التجارة الخارجية و التسويق الدولي.

Egypt, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Masters and Doctorate in International Business adapted to the Egyptian Students.

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Egyptian Market Access and Free Trade Agreements.

  1. Egypt and the East African Economic Area;
  2. Arab Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement - Agadir Agreement (العربية المتوسطية اتفاقية للتجارة الحرة - اتفاقية أغادير)
    1. Egypt-Jordan-Morocco-Tunisia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) / Agadir Agreement.
  3. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD);
  4. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
    1. COMESA-United States Trade and Investment Framework Agreement.
  5. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement;
  6. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA);
  7. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Cameroon;
  8. MERCOSUR-Egypt Free Trade Agreement (FTA);
  9. Turkey-Egypt Free Trade Agreement (FTA);
  10. European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Egypt Free Trade Agreement (FTA);
  11. Islamic Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC);
  12. Greater Arab Free-Trade Area (GAFTA);
  13. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA);
  14. Arab Trade Financing Programme (ATFP);
  15. Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP);
  16. Protocol Relating to Trade Negotiations Among Developing Countries (PTN);
  17. Nile Basin Initiative (NBI);
  18. European Union:
    1. European Union-Egypt Association Agreement;
    2. European Neighborhood Policy;
    3. Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EUROMED).
  19. United Kingdom-Egypt Free Trade Agreement (FTA);
  20. Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (Observer);
  21. Central American Integration System (SICA) (Observer);
  22. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) - Guest Member;
  23. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) (dialogue partner).

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The Arab Republic of Egypt stands at a fortunate strategic location linking Asia (Middle East), Africa, and Europe

  1. Capital of Egypt: Cairo;
  2. Largest cities: Cairo, Alexandria, Shubra El Kheima, Giza, Port Said, Suez;
  3. Egyptian language: Arabic;
  4. Egypt is Semi-Presidential Republic;
  5. Egypt became independent from the United Kingdom in 1922;
  6. Area of Egypt: 1,001,459 square kilometers;
  7. Egyptian population: 97 million people;
  8. 20% of the Egyptian population is under the poverty line;
  9. Currency of Egypt: Egyptian Pound;
  10. Uncertainty after the Arab Spring, so great caution when doing business is advised;
  11. Almost six out of ten Egyptians are under twenty-five years;
  12. Egyptians are enthusiastic, educated, forward-thinking and open to new opportunities;
  13. The educational system has improved significantly;
  14. Egypt offers comparatively well-qualified;
  15. The Arab Republic of Egypt has developed a multi-cultural community, mixing traditions of Africa and the Middle East;
  16. Egyptian borders: Israel, Jordan, Libya, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and Sudan.

Sample:
Minoush Abdel-Meguid, Egyptian Banker and Businesswoman, Muslim (Egypt, Master)

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Egypt, the “cultural lighthouse” of the Arab Countries.

Religion in Egypt.

Islam is the state religion since 1980.

  1. Egypt is predominantly Sunni Muslim, with 80 million Muslims (94.7% of the population in 2010);
  2. Sharia is the primary source of legislation;
  3. Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence): Maliki;
  4. There are an estimated 12 million Coptic Orthodox.

Egypt belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilization, but culturally also it belongs to the Islamic Civilization.

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Egyptian Economy.

  1. Egypt is a gateway to the largest markets by the way of preferential and regional trade agreements;
  2. Egypt's 90 million population, growing at a rate of 2% annually, represents a significant local market for any investor;
  3. Customs duties reduction has opened the Egyptian market to international trade;
  4. Business procedures have been reduced;
  5. Corporate and personal taxes have been cut;
  6. The cost of doing business in the Arab Republic of Egypt is greatly favorable, particularly labour and land costs;
  7. Movement of products is being speeded up with an improved transport system;
  8. The Egyptian ports are being modernized;
  9. The Arab Republic of Egypt is the economic and cultural centre of a region of 800 million people and a hub for maritime traffic with commercial ports on the Mediterranean and Red Sea;
  10. Egyptian GDP (nominal): 216,830 billion;
  11. Inflation (CPI): 10.1%;
  12. Unemployment in Egypt: 9.7%;
  13. The main Egyptian economic sectors are tourism, textiles, cement, food industry, chemicals, metals, pharmaceuticals, hydrocarbons, construction, and light manufacturing;
  14. Egypt is considered the gateway to some of the largest markets in the world (Egypt maintains preferential trade agreements with several countries);
  15. The airports are being remodeled to meet the growing flow of passengers and cargo; a modern road network is linking Egypt to the Middle East, Africa and, through the neighboring countries, to Europe.

Ahmed Mekky is the co-founder and Managing Director (CEO) of Gulf Bridge International.

Sample:
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Egyptian Foreign Trade.

  1. Egyptian exports: 22.91 billion dollars;
  2. The main Egyptian Export Markets are Italy, the United States, Spain, India, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Japan;
  3. Egyptian imports: 43.98 billion dollars;
  4. The major suppliers of Egypt are the United States, China, Italy, Germany, and Saudi Arabia.

Investment Environment in the Arab Republic of Egypt.

The Ministry of Investment implements definitive policies to promote and develop the foreign direct investment by:

  1. Creating the appropriate organizational and legislative environment for investment;
  2. Foreign direct investment promotion;
  3. Efficiency progress measurement.

Sample:
European Union-Egypt Association Agreement

Sample:
Mohamed Mansour. Egyptian Muslim Businessman (Master Business Egypt)

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European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Egypt Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Sample:
Tarek Talaat Moustafa. Egyptian Muslim Businessman (Master Business Egypt)

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Onsi Sawiris, Orthodox Businessman (Master Egypt) Orascom Group (Egyptian Conglomerate)

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Ahmed Mekky. Egyptian Muslim Businessman (Master Business Egypt)

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