Doing Business in Equatorial Guinea

EENI Business School & HA University


Syllabus of the Subject: Doing Business in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Malabo.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (Central Africa)
  2. Doing Business in Malabo and Bata
  3. Economy of Equatorial Guinea
  4. Equatoguinean Petrol sector
  5. Infrastructures in Equatorial Guinea
  6. International Trade of Equatorial Guinea
  7. Ports of Equatorial Guinea: Malabo, Bata, and Luba Freeport
  8. Business and Investment Opportunities in Equatorial Guinea
    1. Agriculture sector
    2. Tourism
    3. Financial sector
    4. Petrol sector (Equatorial Guinea is the third largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa)
    5. Shipping industry
  9. Introduction to Spanish, French, and Portuguese
  10. Access to the Equatoguinean Market
  11. Business Plan for Equatorial Guinea

The objectives of the subject “Foreign Trade and Doing Business in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Equatoguinean economy and foreign trade
  2. To evaluate the business opportunities in Equatorial Guinea
  3. To explore Equatorial Guinea's trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know Equatorial Guinea's trade agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Equatoguinean Market
The Subject (e-learning) “Doing Business in Equatorial Guinea” is part of the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa (Online)
  2. Masters: International Business, Africa
  3. Course: Central Africa
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

African Students, Master in Business, EENI (Business School) and HA University

Learning materials in Higher Education in English or Post-secondary Education in French Guinée Équatoriale Study in Portuguese Guinea Ecuatorial Tertiary Education in Spanish Guinea Ecuatorial

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Doing Business in Equatorial Guinea”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Sample of the subject - Doing Business in Equatorial Guinea:
Doing Business in Equatorial Guinea

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Description of the Subject (Online Learning): International Trade and Business in Equatorial Guinea

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea: The richest per capita African Country.
One of the fastest African growing economies (petrol sector).

  1. The official languages of Equatorial Guinea are Spanish, Portuguese and French
  2. Equatorial Guinea (Africa) has a population of 1.1 million people
  3. Capital: Malabo
  4. The second-largest city is Bata
  5. The borders of Equatorial Guinea are Cameroon and Gabon
  6. 70% of the Equatoguinean population falls below the poverty line
  7. Independence: 1968 (Spain)
  8. Area: 28,051 square kilometres
  9. Presidential Republic

Religions in Equatorial Guinea:

  1. Christianity (Catholicism)
  2. African Traditional Religions

Equatorial Guinea belongs to the Central African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Ports of Equatorial Guinea

Economy of Equatorial Guinea.

Equatorial Guinea membership of the Economic Community of Central African States (economic integration area of 124 million consumers), is a chance in the context of the valuation of important fisheries, resources, mining, and logging available to Equatorial Guinea.

  1. Equatorial Guinea is One of the fastest growing markets (petrol sector)
  2. Equatorial Guinea is the third largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa
  3. Huge petroleum reserve
  4. Economic recession in 2013 (-1.4% of GDP). -8,5% in 2015.
  5. Equatoguinean inflation: 5.8%
  6. Equatoguinean currency: CFA Franc
  7. Equatorial Guinea has the highest investment per capita in health in Africa
  8. Top trading partners of Equatorial Guinea are the United States, China, Spain, Italy, and France
  9. The Equatoguinean emerging sector are the construction and real estate
  10. + 800 construction projects
  11. The Equatoguinean top exports are petrol and gas, timber, and cocoa
  12. Horizon 2020 development plan
  13. Bata-Mbini Bridge: The longest African bridge

Equatorial Guinea's Preferential trade agreements:

  1. Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
  2. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  3. European Union: Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  4. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou)
  5. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA United States)

Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)

Equatorial Guinea is a member of:

  1. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  2. Forum on Sino-African Cooperation
  3. Africa (Equatorial Guinea)-India
  4. Africa (Equatorial Guinea)-Japan
  5. Africa (Equatorial Guinea)-Asia Strategic Partnership
  6. African Development Bank
  7. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  8. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  9. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  10. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  11. African Union (AU) - Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption
  12. Organisation International of the Francophonie
  13. Community of Portuguese Language countries (observer country)
  14. Africa (Guinea) - BRICS
  15. Summit Africa (Guinea) - South America
  16. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  17. United Nations (UN)
  18. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  19. World Bank (WB)
  20. World Customs Organisation

Equatorial Guinea returned to the Francophonie (OIF) in 1988. Equatorial Guinea is tucked into the Franc zone (CFA Franc) in 1985.

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

Economic Community of Central African States

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