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

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Malawi (East Africa)
  2. Malawian Economy;
  3. International Trade 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 “International Trade and Business in Malawi” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Malawian Economy and Global Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in Malawi;
  3. To explore the Malawian trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Malawian Trade Agreements;
  5. To develop a business plan for the Malawian Market.

Global Trade and Business in Malawi:
International Trade and Business in Malawi

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

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

Doctorate: African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

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

Course: Business in East Africa.

Trade and Business in East Africa. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Languages: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Malawi Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Malawi Study Master Doctorate in International 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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Masters and Doctorate in Global Business adapted to the Malawi Masters, Doctorate, Foreign Trade, Business Malawian Students.

International Trade and Business in Malawi.

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

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Transport and Logistics in Africa

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

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

African Economic Integration. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

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

Malawian Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements:

  1. Malawi and the East African Economic Area;
  2. COMESA;
  3. SADC
    1. EU-SADC FTA.
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Trade Agreement;
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area;
  6. The U.S.-Malawi
    1. COMESA-US Agreement;
    2. Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
  7. EU-Malawi
    1. Africa-EU Strategic Partnership;
    2. GSP.
  8. Trade Agreements with South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique;
  9. Malawi-China Trade and Industry Agreement;
  10. Malawi-India Trade Agreement;
  11. ICGLR - Guest Member.

Malawi Free Trade Agreements

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

  1. WTO
    1. GATS;
    2. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary Measures;
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade;
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection;
    5. Agreement on Safeguards;
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement.
  2. WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention.
  3. Hamburg Rules (Sea);
  4. BIC;
  5. Chicago Convention (ICAO);
  6. IMO- not a member.

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African Instituions (AU, AFDB, AUDA-NEPAD, UNECA) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

  1. Economic Commission for Africa;
  2. African Union
    1. AU Convention on Combating Corruption;
    2. AUDA-NEPAD;
    3. Africa Agriculture Development Programme.
  3. African Development Bank;
  4. Africa-Asia Partnership;
  5. Africa-Korea Partnership;
  6. Africa-BRICS;
  7. Africa-Turkey Partnership;
  8. Afro-Arab Cooperation;
  9. BADEA;
  10. Africa-Japan Cooperation;
  11. Africa-South America Summit;
  12. China-Africa Cooperation;
  13. Africa-India Cooperation.

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

  1. UN
    1. UNCTAD;
    2. ITC;
    3. WIPO.
  2. WB;
  3. WTO;
  4. IMF;
  5. World Health Organization;
  6. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency;
  7. Commonwealth of Nations.

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 km²;
  9. Independence of Malawi from the UK: 1964.

More information about Malawi (EENI African Business 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%).

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

Custom Union - Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa COMESA

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.

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International 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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