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Business in Libya, Tripoli

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

  1. Introduction to the State of Libya (Maghreb)
  2. Doing Business in Tripoli and Benghazi
  3. Libyan Economy
  4. International Trade (Import, Export) of Libya
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Libya
    1. General Board of Privatisation and Investment
  6. Case Study:
    1. Libyan Petrol Sector
    2. Libyan Free Trade Zones
  7. Access to the Libyan Market
Trans-African Corridors
  1. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
  2. Cairo-Dakar corridor

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

  1. To analyse the Libyan Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the State of Libya
  3. To explore the Libyan trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Libyan Trade Agreements

Sample - Doing Business in Libya:
International Trade and Business in Libya

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Libya” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: Islamic Business, African Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Muslim Countries, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Business in the Maghreb

Online Student Master in International Business

Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to the Libyan Students

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates 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”: 1 ECTS Credits





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Description: Foreign Trade and Business in Libya.

Libya: The largest proven Africa's petroleum reserve.

Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya

Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Angola, Chad, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Libya

Greater Arab Free-Trade Area GAFTA: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates

Civil war in Libya.

The State of Libya.

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

  1. Capital of Libya: 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 of Libya: 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 (EENI African Portal).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Religion in Libya:

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

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

COMESA Custom Union

Economy of the State of Libya:

  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 the GDP)
  4. Libyan inflation: 7.5%
  5. Currency of Libya: Libyan Dinar
  6. Great Manmade River Project
  7. Zwara and Mesratha Free Trade Zones
  8. Tripoli International Fair

Nearest foreign ports:

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

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

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Malawi...

Arab Maghreb (Arabic)



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