Business in Libya (Course, Master)

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Syllabus of the Online Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Libya, Tripoli.

  1. Introduction to State of Libya (Maghreb)
  2. Doing Business in Tripoli and Benghazi
  3. Libyan Economy
  4. International Trade of Libya
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Libya
  6. General Board of Privatisation and Investment
  7. Case Study:
    1. Libyan Petrol Sector
    2. Libyan Free Trade Zones
  8. Introduction to Arabic
  9. Access to the Libyan Market

The objectives of the Online Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the State of Libya” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Libyan economy and foreign trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the State of Libya
  3. To explore Libyan trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Libyan Trade Agreements

The eLearning Subject “Doing Business in Libya” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa, Global Trade
  2. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Muslim Countries
  3. Course: Business in the Maghreb

Online Student Master in International Business

Higher Education programs adapted to Libyan Students

The course materials are available in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Libye Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Libia Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Libia

Credits of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Libya”: 0.5 ECTS Credits

Example of the Online Subject - Doing Business in Libya:
Master Course: Business in Libya

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Description of the Online Subject: Doing Business in Libya.

Due to the complexity of the political situation in Syria; it is discouraged travel to Syria. Business opportunities are small outside the energy sector.

Civil war in Libya.

The State of Libya.

  1. Capital: Tripoli (1.1 million people)
  2. Second city: Benghazi (Cyrenaica region)
  3. Largest Libyan cities: Tripoli, Benghazi, Misrata, El-Beida, Al Khums, Zawiya
  4. Neighbour countries: Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, and Tunisia
  5. Area: 1.8 million square kilometres (the fourth-largest African Country)
  6. Libyan Population: 6.2 million people
  7. Libyan Mediterranean coast: 2,000 kilometres
  8. Political: towards a Democratic transition.
  9. Recent Libyan Civil War
  10. Volatile political environment
  11. Libyan official language: Arabic and Tamazight

More information about Libya (African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University).

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

Religion in Libya:

  1. Islam (97%)
  2. The main branch: Sunni
  3. School of Fiqh: Fiqh-al-Maliki

Libya belongs to Maghrebian Economic Area (Islamic Civilisation and African Civilisation).

Economy of the State of Libya:

Libya: The largest proven Africa's petroleum reserve.

  1. Economic recovery in 2012
  2. Real Libyan GDP growth: 4.3.
  3. The main economic resources are petrol and gas (95% of the Libyan Government revenues/50% of GDP)
  4. Libyan inflation: 7.5%
  5. Currency: Libyan Dinar
  6. Great Manmade River Project
  7. Zwara and Mesratha Free Trade Zones
  8. Tripoli International Fair

Arab Maghreb Union (AMU, Master Course)

Trans-African Corridors.

  1. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
  2. Cairo-Dakar corridor

Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Trans-African Highway)

Nearest foreign ports:

  1. Maghrebian Ports
  2. Port Said
  3. Tunisian Ports

Libya has preferential market access to:

  1. Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  3. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  5. Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EUROMED)
  6. Arab Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  7. Greater Arab Free-Trade Area (GAFTA)
  8. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Jordan

Greater Arab Free-Trade Area GAFTA (Master)

Institutions and Agreements (Libya):

  1. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  2. Arab League
  3. Islamic Development Bank
  4. Forum Africa (Libya) China
  5. Forum Africa (Libya) India
  6. African Development Bank
  7. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  8. Economic Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
  9. Asia-Libya Dialogue (AMED)
  10. European Neighbourhood Policy
  11. Summit of South American-Libya (ASA)
  12. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  13. African Union (AU) - Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption
  14. OPEC
  15. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  16. World Customs Organisation
  17. World Bank (WB)
  18. World Trade Organisation (WTO)

Samples - Business in Libya

COMESA Custom Union

Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), Master

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement (Master Africa)

Arab Maghreb (Arabic)

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