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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Haiti - Port-au-Prince.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Haiti (Caribbean)
    1. Toussaint Louverture.
  2. Haitian Economy;
  3. Haitian advantages;
  4. Doing Business in Port-au-Prince;
  5. Foreign Trade of Haiti
    1. Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement (HOPE) Act.
  6. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Haiti;
  7. Business Opportunities in Haiti
    1. Apparel;
    2. Agribusiness;
    3. Tourism;
    4. BPO and IT.
  8. Case Study:
    1. Apparel and textiles sector in Haiti;
    2. Sûrtab (Android-based tablet).
  9. Access to the Haitian Market;
  10. Business Plan for Haiti.

The objectives of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Haiti” are the following:

  1. To analyze Haitian Economy and International Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Haiti;
  3. To explore the Haitian trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Haitian Free Trade Agreements (FTAs);
  5. To examine the profile of Haitian Companies;
  6. To develop a business plan for the Haitian Market.

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International Trade and Business in Haiti

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Trade and Business in the Caribbean (CARICOM) and Cuba

E-learning Doctorate and Masters in International Business

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

Masters (MIB): International Business, Foreign Trade.

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

Doctorate (DIB): American Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

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

Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Haiti”: 1 ECTS Credits

Doctorate and Masters in International Business for the Caribbean students (CARICOM).

Foreign Trade and Business in Haiti

Haiti was the first black Republic and the second to become independent.

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

Haitian Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with

  1. Haiti and the Caribbean Economic Area;
    1. Colombia-Haiti (CARICOM) Agreement (FTA);
    2. Costa Rica-Caribbean Community (Haiti);
    3. CARICOM-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (FTA);
    4. United Kingdom-CARIFORUM Free Trade and Economic Integration Agreement.
  3. The Caribbean Single Market Economy (CSME);
  4. Association of Caribbean States (Haiti);
  5. Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA);
  6. United States-Haiti
    1. Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement (HOPE) Act - United States;
    2. United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA).
  7. European Union-Haiti
    1. Beneficiary of Everything but Arms (EBA);
    2. CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (EU).
  8. Caribbean Basin Initiative
    1. United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA).
  9. Caribbean-Canada Trade Agreement (CARIBCAN);
  10. Caribbean Development Bank;
  11. Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP) - accession process;
  12. Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) - observer country.

Haiti Free Trade Agreements

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

Trade Facilitation Programs.

  1. World Trade Organization (WTO)
    1. WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
    2. WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS);
    3. WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT);
    4. WTO Agreement on Preshipment Inspection (PSI);
    5. WTO Agreement on Safeguards (SG);
    6. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).
  2. World Customs Organization (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC).

Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) World Trade Organization (WTO)

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

American Trade and Economic Organizations. Haiti is a member of:

  1. Organization of American States (OAS);
  2. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC);
  3. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB);
  4. Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

Global Organizations:

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

Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act. U.S Trade Partnership

The Republic of Haiti

  1. Population of Haiti: 10 million (65% under the age of 30, black 95%);
  2. Haitian Capital: Port-au-Prince;
  3. 2010 earthquake;
  4. Official languages of Haiti: French and Creole (official);
  5. Haitian Area: 27,750 square kilometers;
  6. Haiti is the second-largest island the Caribbean;
  7. Haitian frontier: The Dominican Republic;
  8. Near countries: Cuba (77 kilometers), Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and the United States;
  9. Independence of Haiti from France: 1825;
  10. Abolition of Slavery in Haiti: (1804);
  11. African Diaspora in Haiti: 10.2 million people (95% of the Haitian population).

Religions in Haiti:

  1. Catholicism (official) 55%;
  2. Protestants 28%;
  3. Voodoo (official) 2.1%.

Haiti belongs to the Caribbean Economic Area of the Western Civilization.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Toussaint Louverture (Leader of the Haitian Revolution)

Haitian Economy.

  1. Post-earthquake Action Plan for National Recovery and Development of Haiti;
  2. 80% of the Haitian population is living under the poverty line;
  3. Economic recovery since 2011;
  4. Haitian GDP growth: 3.6%;
  5. Top Haitian economic sectors: tourism (1 million tourist/year), apparel industry (36,000 workers, 10% of the GDP), agribusiness, electronics manufacturing (Android-based tablets), free zones, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), and information technology (IT) Industry;
  6. Government support to the free trade zones, and industrial parks;
  7. Global brands in Haiti: Heineken, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Marriot;
  8. Haiti is one of the most corrupt countries in the World.

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Haitian Foreign Trade.

  1. Top Haitian export sector: Apparel;
  2. Largest ports of Haiti: Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien;
  3. Transit time Port-au-Prince to Port Everglades (Florida, US): three days;
  4. Main Haitian agribusiness exports: bananas, cocoa, coffee, mangos, and sisal.

Costa Rica-CARICOM (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname...) Free Trade Agreement

Caribbean Community CARICOM (Single Market and Economy). Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica...

Colombia-Haiti (CARICOM) Trade Agreement:
CARICOM (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname...)-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

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