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Trade and Business in Mauritania, Nouakchott


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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Mauritania. Nouakchott

  1. Introduction to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (Maghreb)
  2. Doing Business in Nouakchott
  3. Mauritanian Economy
  4. International Trade (Import, Export) of Mauritania
  5. Case Study: SNIM (National Industrial and Mining Company)
  6. Business and Investment Opportunities in Mauritania
    1. Fisheries
    2. Farming
    3. Mining sector
  7. Invest in Mauritania
  8. Access to the Mauritanian Market
  9. Business Plan for Mauritania

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Transport and Logistics in Mauritania
  1. African Highways Networks
    1. Cairo-Dakar Corridor
    2. Dakar-Lagos Corridor

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

  1. To analyse the Mauritanian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  3. To explore the Mauritanian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Mauritanian Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Mauritanian Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Mauritanian Market

Sample - Foreign Trade and Business in Mauritania:
International Trade and Business in Mauritania

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

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Mohamed Ali Ould Lemrabott, Mauritania (Professor, EENI Global Business School) Mohamed Ali LEMRABOTT, EENI Mauritanian Professor

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

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The Islamic Republic of Mauritania

  1. Mauritania is located between the 15th and 27th north parallel and covers an area of 1,030,700 square kilometres
  2. Mauritania It is bounded on the north by Algeria and the Western Sahara, to the east by Mali, on the south by Mali and Senegal on the west by the Atlantic Ocean
  3. Mauritanian Official language: Arab
    1. French is also used
  4. Government: Islamic Republic
  5. Population of Mauritania: 4.3 million inhabitants
    1. Density: 1.95 inhabitants/square kilometres
    2. Soninke
    3. Fula
  6. Capital of Mauritania: Nouakchott (800,000 habitants).
    1. Port of Nouakchott (Deep-sea port)
  7. Nouadhibou is the second Mauritanian city
  8. Mauritanian independence: 1960 (from France)
  9. Abolition of Slavery in Mauritania: 1981
  10. Mauritanian Currency: Ouguiya (MRO)

More information about Mauritania (EENI African Portal).

Religion in Mauritania: Sunni Islam

  1. Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence): Maliki school

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

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Economy of Mauritania:

  1. The main Mauritanian resources are Iron ore, fisheries, agriculture, livestock, Petrol, and gas
  2. The most dynamic sectors of the Mauritanian economy are mining (10% GDP), agriculture, and construction
  3. Mauritanian GDP growth: 6.9%
  4. Current account balance: -27.1% GDP
  5. Mauritanian Inflation: 5%
  6. Fishing agreement with the European Union
  7. Top Mauritanian trading partners: the European Union (France) and China
  8. Top Mauritanian Export Markets: France (25% of the total exports), Japan, Spain, and Italy
  9. Trade with other African Markets: only 4% of total Mauritanian trade

With more than fifty years of experience, SNIM (National Industrial and Mining Company) is the second largest African iron ore producer. The company manages his Rail transport from the mines to the Port of Nouakchott (700 kilometres).

Nearest foreign ports:

  1. Port of Casablanca
  2. Port of Dakar

Organisation for the Development of the Senegal River, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania

Cairo-Dakar Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Western Sahara, and Senegal

Trade Preferential System (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation)

Trade Agreement (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation)

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

Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor (Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria)


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