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Business in Guyana, Cayenne

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Guyana - Cayenne. Guyanese Economy (Course, Master)

  1. Introduction to Guyana
  2. Business in Cayenne
  3. Guyanese Economy
  4. Guyanese Foreign Trade
  5. Business Opportunities in Guyana
  6. Access to the Guyanese Market
  7. Business Plan for Guyana

Preferential access and Free Trade Agreements (FTA) de Guyana:

  1. Guyana and the Caribbean Economic Area
  2. Association of Caribbean States (ACS)
  3. Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
    1. CARIFORUM-European Union (EU) Economic Partnership Agreement
    2. Colombia-CARICOM Agreement (Guyana)
    3. CARICOM-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement
    4. Costa Rica-Caribbean Community Agreement (Guyana)
  4. Caribbean Basin Initiative
    1. United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
  5. Caribbean-Canada Trade Agreement (CARIBCAN)
  6. Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA)
  7. Union of South American Nations (UNASUR)
  8. Guyana is am associated state to the MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay).
  9. Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (TPS-OIC)

The objectives of the Subject «Doing Business in Guyana» are the following:

  1. To analyse the Guyanese Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To explore the Business Opportunities in Guyana
  3. To analyse the trade relations of Guyana with the country of the student
  4. To know the Free Trade Agreements of Guyana
  5. To develop a business plan for the Guyanese Market

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The Subject «Foreign Trade and Business in Guyana» belongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in America, Business in Muslim Countries, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: American Business, Islamic Business, World Trade
  3. Courses: Business in Central America, Andean Countries, South America, the Caribbean

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted for the Guyanese Students

African Student, Master International Business

Learning materials in: Master in International Business in English (Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Guayana Study, Master in International Business in French Guyane Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Guyana).

Credits of the Subject «Doing Business in Guyana»: 0,5 ECTS

Example of the Subject - Doing Business in Guyana:
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Description of the Subject - Business in Guyana:


  1. Guyanese: Capital Cayenne
  2. Borders of Guyana: Brazil, Suriname and Venezuela
  3. Area of Guyana: 214.969 square kilometres
    1. Territorial tensions with Venezuela for the control of the so-called Guyana Esequiba (74% of the territory of Guyana)
    2. Territorial tensions with Suriname for the control of the so-called Tigri Region (7% of Guyana's territory).
  4. Population of Guyana: 800,000 inhabitants
    1. Guyanese Population density: 3.65 inhabitants / square kilometres
    2. 50% of the population are Indo-Guyanese (originally from India)
    3. 40% of the population has an African origin (African Diaspora)
  5. Official language of Guyana: English
    1. Local languages: Caribbean, Guyana Creole
    2. Spanish and Portuguese are widely used
  6. Abolition of Slavery in Guyana: 1846
  7. Main rivers: Esequibo and Demerara
  8. Guyana's climate: equatorial-tropical
  9. First inhabitants of Guyana: Arahuacos and Caribes
  10. 1594: Spanish colonisation: 1594
  11. Control of Guyana by the Dutch and the English
  12. 1831: British Guyana
  13. Guyana became independent from the United Kingdom in 1966
  14. Official name: Cooperative Republic of Guyana
  15. Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic
  16. Guyana belongs to the Commonwealth of Nations (Queen: Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom)

Main religions in Guyana:

  1. Christianity: 57 % of the Guyanese population
  2. Hinduism: 24% of the Guyanese population
  3. Islam: 7% of the Guyanese population

Business in Guyana, Course Master Caribbean

Guyana belongs to the:

  1. Caribbean Economic Area of the Western Civilisation
  2. Economic Area of the Hindu Civilisation
  3. Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation

Guyanese Economy.

  1. Guyanese GDP: 6,093 million dollars
  2. GDP per capita of Guyana: 7,919 Dollars
  3. 2007: the Inter-American Development Bank forgave Guyana's debt
  4. The main Guyanese economic activity is the agriculture: rice, vegetables, tubers, citrus, coconut
  5. Aluminum industry, based on the important bauxite deposits
  6. Diamond, gold and manganese deposits
  7. Guyana has important forest resources (woods)
  8. Budding textile industry
  9. Guyanese currency: the Guyanese dollar (GYD)
  10. Country code top-level domain of Guyana: .gy

Guyanese Foreign Trade

  1. Guyana's main exports are: sugar (28% of exports), cocoa, coffee, gold, bauxite, rice, shrimp, molasses, rum, wood, citrus.
    1. Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) is one of the largest companies in Guyana, exports sugar
    2. Important shrimp export
  2. Guyana's main imports are: manufactured goods, machinery, oil and food
  3. Main trading partners: Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, China, Cuba, Singapore, Japan, Brazil and Suriname
  4. Agreement with Venezuela for oil importation (PetroCaribbean)

International Transport and Logistics in Guyana:

  1. Main seaport: Port of Cayenne, on the Demerara River estuary (navigable)
  2. River ports at Essequivo, Everton, Port Kaituma and New Amsterdam-Lindem.
  3. 7,970 kilometres of roads (590 kilometres are paved)
    1. Driving on the left
  4. 187 kilometres of railway lines
  5. Cheddi Jagan International Airport

CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (Course Master)

Costa Rica-CARICOM Free Trade Agreement (Course Master)

Trade Preferential System TPS Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Economic Organisations, Guyana is a member of...

  1. Organisation of American States (OAS)
  2. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
  3. Inter-American Development Bank (BID)
  4. Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)
    1. European Union-CELAC Summit
  5. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  6. Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA)
  7. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    1. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
    2. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade
    3. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    4. Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries
    5. Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam
  8. International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
  9. Commonwealth
  10. United Nations (UN)
  11. World Bank (WB)
  12. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  13. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  14. ...

Caribbean Basin Initiative (United States)

Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)

Caribbean Development Bank, Course

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