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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Ghana (West Africa). Accra.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Ghana (West Africa)
    1. Doing Business in Accra and Kumasi;
    2. Regions of Ghana;
    3. Albert Adu Boahen Kwadwo (Ghanaian Historian);
    4. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey was born in Ghana (“If you educate a woman, you educate a whole nation”).
  2. Economy of Ghana;
  3. Foreign Trade of Ghana
    1. Ghanaian Customs:
      1. Importing to Ghana;
      2. Exporting from Ghana.
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Ghana;
  5. Case Study:
    1. Business Opportunities in the agriculture sector;
    2. Kasapreko Company.
  6. Access to the Market;
  7. Business Plan for Ghana.

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in the Republic of Ghana” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Ghanaian Economy and Global Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Ghana;
  3. To explore the Ghanaian trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Ghanaian Trade Agreements;
  5. To examine the profile of Ghanaian Companies;
  6. To develop a business plan for the Ghanaian Market.

(Foreign Trade and Business in Ghana):
International Trade and Business in Ghana

Online Course Business in West Africa

Students, Doctorate, Master in International Business, Foreign Trade

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

Masters (MIB): Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

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

Doctorate (DIB): African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Course: Business in West Africa.

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Ghana Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Gana Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Ghana.

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Ghana”: 2 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: two weeks.

Area of Knowledge: Africa.

EENI Principle of Racial Harmony.

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Principle of Racial Harmony (EENI, Kwegyir Aggrey)

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International Trade and Business in Ghana.

Ghana: an African Frontier Market and the second gold producer in Africa.
The foreign direct investment Centre in West Africa.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Transport and Logistics in Africa

African Economic Integration. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Ghanaian Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements:

  1. Ghana and the West African Economic Area;
  2. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ);
  3. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA);
  4. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
    1. ECOWAS Regional Road Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme.
  5. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD);
  6. United Kingdom-Ghana Free Trade Agreement;
  7. Ghana-European Union:
    1. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership;
    2. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP).
  8. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA US);
  9. Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP);
  10. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India.

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS): Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

  1. World Trade Organization (WTO)
    1. WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
    2. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA);
    3. WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS);
    4. WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT);
    5. WTO Agreement on Preshipment Inspection (PSI);
    6. WTO Agreement on Safeguards (SG).
  2. World Customs Organization (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC).
  3. International Maritime Organization (IMO)
    1. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention).
  4. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC, UN) - not a member;
  5. Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules, UN);
  6. Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules, UN).

International Maritime Organization (IMO) FAL Convention, SOLAS, Transport of goods by Sea

African Instituions (AU, AFDB, AUDA-NEPAD, UNECA) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

African Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA);
  2. African Union (AU)
    1. African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption;
    2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD);
    3. Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).
  3. African Development Bank (AfDB);
  4. Africa-India Framework for Cooperation;
  5. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa);
  6. Africa-Turkey Partnership;
  7. Afro-Arab Cooperation;
  8. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA);
  9. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP);
  10. Africa-Korea Partnership;
  11. Africa-Japan Cooperation (TICAD);
  12. Africa-South America Summit (ASA);
  13. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Globalization and International Organizations

Global Organizations:

  1. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN);
    3. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
  2. World Bank (WB);
  3. World Trade Organization (WTO);
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Ghana is an observer country of the International Organization of the Francophonie.

Albert Adu Boahen Kwadwo

The Republic of Ghana

  1. Official language of the Republic of Ghana: English. 100 local languages;
  2. Ghanaian Capital: Accra;
  3. Borders of Ghana: Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and Togo;
  4. Ghanaian Area: 238,535 square kilometers;
  5. Population of Ghana: 29 million people
    1. Lobi;
    2. Mossi.
  6. Regions of Ghana: Greater Accra, Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Central Region, Eastern Region, Northern Region, Upper East, Upper West, Volta Region, and Western Region;
  7. Kofi Annan (former Secretary-General of the United Nations) was born in 1938 in Ghana.

More information about Ghana (EENI African Business Portal).

Main religions in Ghana:

  1. Christians (63% of the Ghanaian population)
    1. 7 million Protestants.
  2. African Traditional Religions;
  3. Muslims (20%).

Ghana belongs to the West African Economic Area (African Civilization).

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Economy of Ghana:

  1. Ghana is a Middle-income country (ODA);
  2. Ghana is an African Frontier market;
  3. Ghanaian GDP: 103 billion dollars;
  4. GDP growth: 4.4% (7.9 in 2012) (estimation for 2015: 8%);
  5. The Service-oriented sector is the most dynamic of the Ghanaian economy (50% of the GDP);
  6. Ghanaian petroleum sector. Petroleum reserves: 2.0 billion barrels. 22% of the total value of exports;
  7. Ghana is the second African gold producer;
  8. Ghanaian Industry: 27% of the GDP;
  9. Vigorous economic growth (6% over the past six years), mainly due to the petrol and petroleum production;
  10. Agriculture: 20% of the GDP. Crop production: 16% of the GDP;
  11. Ghanaian Inflation: 9.9%;
  12. Free Export Zone;
  13. FDI Stock in Ghana: 2 billion dollars;
  14. Greater Accra region: 15% of the Ghanaian population;
  15. Ashanti region: Cocoa and gold mining industry;
  16. Ghanaian currency: Ghana Cedi;
  17. Ghana has a universal health system.

Ports of Ghana, Tema and Takoradi. Gateway to the West African Markets (Road Transport Course Master)

Exporting from Ghana:
Exporting from Ghana

West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Common Market (West African Economic and Monetary Union)

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