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Business in Guinea-Bissau

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Syllabus of the Subject

Foreign Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau, Cashew, Nuts, Bafatá, Gabú

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (West Africa)
  2. Bissau-Guinean Economy
  3. International Trade 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

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

  1. To analyze the Bissau-Guinean Economy and Global Trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in Guinea-Bissau
  3. To explore the Bissau-Guinean trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Bissau-Guinean Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Bissau-Guinean Market

African Student, Doctorate, Master International Business, ForeignTrade

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate: African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Business in West Africa.

Foreign Trade and Business in West Africa

Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Doctorate in International Business in French Guinée Bissau Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Guinée-Bissau Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Guinea-Bissau.

Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Guinea-Bissau”: 1 ECTS Credits

Area of Knowledge: Africa.

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

International Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau

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

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

Logistics in Guinea-Bissau. Access to:
  1. Port of Dakar (Senegal)
  2. Dakar-Lagos Corridor

African Economic Integration

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

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on Sanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. Rotterdam Rules
  3. Is not a member of the WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention

ECOWAS Economic Community of West African States: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast...

African Institutions (AU, AFDB, AUDA-NEPAD, UNECA)

  1. Economic Commission for Africa
  2. African Union
    1. Africa Agriculture Development Programme
    2. AU Convention on Combating Corruption
  3. African Development Bank
  4. Africa-Asia Partnership
  5. Africa-Korea Partnership

Islamic Organizations. Arab League

  1. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  2. BADEA
  3. OIC
  4. Islamic Development Bank

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries
  2. UN
  3. WB
  4. WTO
  5. IMF

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 km²
  7. Independence of Guinea-Bissau from Portugal: 1973

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

Main religions in Guinea-Bissau:

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

Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas

Guinea-Bissau belongs to the West African Economic Area.

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Economy of Guinea-Bissau:

Economic growth in 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 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 flavor
  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%

Global Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau:
International Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau

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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