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Business in Guinea-Bissau

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (West Africa)
  2. Bissau-Guinean Economy
  3. International Trade (Import, Export) of Guinea-Bissau
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Guinea-Bissau
    1. Agro-processing industries
    2. Fisheries
    3. Mining
    4. Tourism
    5. Energy
  5. Guinea-Bissau Expansion Corporation
  6. Access to the Bissau-Guinean Market
  7. Business Plan for Guinea-Bissau
Logistics in Guinea-Bissau. Access to:
  1. Port of Dakar (Senegal)
  2. Dakar-Lagos Corridor

The purposes of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Bissau-Guinean Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau
  3. To explore the Bissau-Guinean trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Bissau-Guinean Free Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Bissau-Guinean Market

Sample - Doing Business in Guinea-Bissau:
International Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, Islamic Business, World Trade
  2. Diploma: Business in West Africa
  3. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade

African Student, Doctorate, Master International Business, Trade

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Guinée Bissau Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Guinée-Bissau Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Guinea-Bissau

Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau”: 1 ECTS Credits

Area of Knowledge: Africa





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Description: Foreign Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau

The Republic of Guinea-Bissau is one of the ten poorest countries in the World.

West African Economic and Monetary Union WAEMU: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo

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

Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), African Initiative of the Great Green Wall

The Republic of Guinea-Bissau

  1. Bissau-Guinean Population: 1.5 million people
    1. Mandinka
  2. The official language of Guinea-Bissau is Portuguese (only 14% speak Portuguese) and Creole
  3. Capital of Guinea-Bissau: Bissau (400,000)
  4. Bissau-Guinean largest cities: Bissau, Bafatá, Gabú, Bissorã, Bolama
  5. Borders of Guinea-Bissau: Senegal and Guinea
  6. Total area of Guinea-Bissau: 36,120 square kilometres
  7. Independence of Guinea-Bissau from Portugal: 1973

More information about Guinea-Bissau (EENI African Portal).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Main religions in Guinea-Bissau:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity
  3. Islam (50% of the Bissau-Guinean population, 0.7 million).

Guinea-Bissau belongs to the West African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Common Market (West African Economic and Monetary Union)

Economy of Guinea-Bissau:

Economic growth in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Africa) picked up slightly to 3.6% thanks to higher international prices of cashew nut, sustained private housing construction, and major infrastructure projects.

  1. The impact of the global economic crisis in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau felt principally through the lower Government export revenues and remittances, has been alleviated by a strong increase in the global demand for cashew nuts
  2. Guinea-Bissau is one of the ten world's poorest countries
  3. Bissau-Guinean agriculture: 12% of the total area of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (38.4% is pasture, Forests 38.1%)
  4. The Republic of Guinea-Bissau makes most of its turnover with cashew nuts exports
  5. Main harvests in Guinea-Bissau: bananas, little mango flavour
  6. Guinea-Bissau has many natural resources, whose reserves are scarcely exploited (phosphates, bauxite, and petroleum)
  7. High traffic of arms and drugs
  8. Military coup in 2012
  9. Bissau-Guinean GDP growth: 2.8%

Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor (Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria)



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