e-Course: Doing Business in Eritrea

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject): Foreign Trade and Business in the State of Eritrea. Asmara.

  1. Introduction to the State of Eritrea (East Africa)
  2. Doing Business in Asmara
  3. Eritrean Economy
  4. International Trade of Eritrea
  5. Access to the Eritrean Market
  6. Business Plan for Eritrea

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

  1. To analyse the Eritrean economy and foreign trade
  2. To evaluate business opportunities in Eritrea
  3. To explore Eritrean trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Eritrean Free Trade Agreements
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Doing Business in Eritrea” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Business in Africa, Foreign Trade
  2. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Africa
  3. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

Students, Online Master in International Business

Tertiary Education programs adapted for Eritrean Students

Course learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Erythree Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Eritrea Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Eritreia

Credits of the Course “Foreign Trade and Business in Eritrea”: 0.5 ECTS Credits

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Description of the Online Course: Foreign Trade and Business in Eritrea.

  1. Asmara is the capital of the State of Eritrea (579,000 people)
  2. Eritrea does not have an official language ("equality of all Eritrean languages")
    1. Tigrinya (2.5 million) is the most spoken language.
    2. Work and trade languages are Tigrinya, Arabic and English
  3. The Borders of Eritrea are Sudan, Ethiopia, and Djibouti
  4. Eritrean Population: 5 million people
  5. Eritrean Area: 121,320 square kilometres
  6. The state of Eritrea became independent from Ethiopia in 1993
  7. Government: one-party presidential unitary republic
  8. Currency of Eritrea: Nakfa (ERN)

More information: Eritrea (African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University).

  1. Asmara
  2. Transport and logistics in Eritrea
  3. History of Eritrea

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

Religions in Eritrea:

  1. Christians (63%, mainly Orthodox)
  2. African Traditional Religions
  3. Islam (37%, Sunni Muslim)

Eritrea belongs to East African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Eritrean Economy:

Eritrea: an economy based on subsistence agriculture. Textiles and clothing exporter.

  1. The economy of the State of Eritrea (Africa) is mostly based on subsistence agriculture (80% of the Eritrean population is implicated in farming and herding)
  2. Textiles and clothing, processed meat, beer, shoes, and ceramics are the largest industrial products of Eritrea
  3. The main Eritrean mineral resources are granite, marble, silver, copper, gold, and zinc

Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD (Course)

Eritrea has preferential access to:

  1. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  3. COMESA-EAC-SADC Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  4. Eritrea COMESA-United States Trade and Investment Agreement
  5. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  6. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  7. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou)
  8. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)

COMESA Custom Union

The State of Eritrea is a member of:

  1. African Development Bank
  2. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  3. African Union (AU)

Samples - Business in Eritrea

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement (Course)

Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), Master

COMESA Certificate Origin

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