EENI Global Business School
Business in Malawi, Lilongwe

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Malawi - Lilongwe

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Malawi (East Africa)
    1. Lilongwe, Blantyre, Mzuzu
  2. Malawian Economy
  3. International Trade (Import, Export) of Malawi
    1. Export and Import Procedures
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Malawi
    1. Energy
    2. Services
    3. Food and Beverage
    4. Infrastructure
    5. Tourism
    6. Malawian Mining
    7. Manufacturing
    8. Forestry
  5. Case Study:
    1. Agriculture and Agro-processing sector in Malawi
    2. Malawian Mangoes
    3. Press Corporation Limited
  6. Access to the Malawian Market
  7. Business Plan for Malawi

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

  1. To analyse the Malawian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Malawi
  3. To explore the Malawian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Malawian Free Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Malawian Market

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

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Malawi” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Diploma: Business in East Africa

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to the Malawi Masters, Doctorates, Foreign Trade, Business Malawian Students

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Malawi Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Malawi Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Malaui

Swahili (Shule ya biashara)

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Malawi”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week




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Description: Foreign Trade and Business in Malawi.

The Republic of Malawi: a landlocked agricultural country. Access via the Port of Maputo (Mozambique).

Transport and logistics in Malawi
  1. North-South Corridor
  2. Nearest ports to Malawi
    1. Port of Maputo (Mozambique, 931 kilometres, Nacala Rail transport)
    2. Port of Dar es-Salaam (Tanzania): Malawi Cargo centre

North-South African Transport Corridor, Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania

Malawi Free Trade Agreements (FTA)

Maritime Transportation Course: Port of Maputo (Mozambique)

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

The Republic of Malawi

  1. Borders of Malawi: Zambia, Tanzania, and Mozambique
  2. Population of Malawi: 18 million people
    1. Bantu
  3. Lilongwe (Political capital): 1.9 million people
  4. Blantyre (economic capital of Malawi): 1 million people
  5. The largest cities of Malawi are Lilongwe, Blantyre, Mzuzu and Zomba
  6. Malawian Life expectancy: 54.6 years
  7. Malawian Literacy rate: 72.8%
  8. The area of Malawi: 118,844 square kilometres
  9. Independence of Malawi from the United Kingdom: 1964

More information about Malawi (EENI African Portal).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Religions in Malawi.

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity
    1. Catholicism (2.3 million)
    2. Protestants (4 million, 35% of Malawian population).
  3. Islam (15%)

Malawi belongs to the East African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

COMESA Custom Union

Malawian Economy:

  1. The economy of Malawi is based on the agricultural sector, which is the driving factor of the Malawian economic growth
  2. Agriculture: 30% of Malawi's GDP
  3. The Malawian agricultural sector also grew strongly resulting in augmented tobacco production
  4. Malawi is the seventh largest world tobacco producer
  5. Malawi is Africa's third largest tea producer
  6. The Malawian economic growth impulse is generated by manufacturing, information and communication (IT), financial, and insurance services, mining, and quarrying, Transport and storage, accommodation, and food services sectors
  7. Malawian currency: Malawi Kwacha

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

Foreign Trade of Malawi:

  1. Total exports of Malawi rise to 688.5 million dollars from 634.3 million in the previous year
  2. Malawian imports are estimated to have augmented to 992.1 million dollars from 920.3 million
  3. International business and foreign direct investment opportunities exist in all the sectors of the Malawian economy
  4. There are preference sectors that are targeted because of their economic potential to increase the export earnings of Malawi, in line with the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy
  5. The main sectors offering optimum returns to local and foreign investors: manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, mining, and forestry

SADC Common Market (Southern African Development Community)

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