EENI Global Business School
Business in Mozambique, Maputo

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Mozambique - Maputo

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Mozambique (East Africa)
  2. Mozambican Economy
    1. Industrial Free Zones
  3. International Trade (Import, Export) of Mozambique
  4. Ports of Beira, Nacala, and Maputo
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Mozambique
    1. Agriculture
    2. Fisheries and Aquaculture
    3. Tourism and Hotels
    4. Infrastructure
    5. Energy
  6. Legislation on Investment
    1. CPI - Investment Agency of Mozambique
  7. Access to the Mozambican Market
  8. Business Plan for Mozambique

The objectives of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Mozambique” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Mozambican Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Mozambique
  3. To explore the Mozambican trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Mozambican Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the Mozambican logistics sector
  6. To develop a business plan for the Mozambican Market
The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Mozambiquebelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  2. Diploma: Business in East Africa
  3. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, International Transport

African Student, Doctorate, Master International Business, Trade

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Moçambique Study, Master in International Business in French Mozambique Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Mozambique.

  1. Credits of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Mozambique”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

Sample of the Subject (Business in Mozambique):
International Trade and Business in Mozambique





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Description of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Mozambique

Mozambique is one of the most African dynamic economies

Transport and logistics in Mozambique
  1. Ports of Beira, Nacala, and Maputo
  2. Maputo Development Corridor
  3. Nacala Road Corridor Project
  4. Beira-Lobito Corridor
  5. North-South Corridor

Mozambican Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements

  1. Mozambique and the East African Economic Area
  2. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
    1. SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (negotiation)
  3. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  4. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  5. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
  6. European Union-Mozambique
    1. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
    2. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou Agreement)
  7. United States-Africa (AGOA)
  8. Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with India and Malawi
  9. Islamic Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)
  10. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  11. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) - Guest Member

International Trade Facilitation Programs

  1. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
    1. WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
    2. WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
    3. WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
    4. WTO Agreement on Preshipment Inspection (PSI)
    5. WTO Agreement on Safeguards (SG)
    6. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
  2. World Customs Organisation (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)

Ports of Mozambique: Maputo, Nacala, and Beira (Maritime Transport Course Master)

African Trade and Economic Organisations

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  2. African Union (AU)
    1. African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption
    2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
  3. African Development Bank (AfDB)
  4. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP)
  5. Africa-Korea Partnership
  6. Africa-Japan Cooperation (TICAD)
  7. Africa-India Framework for Cooperation
  8. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)
  9. Africa-Turkey Partnership
  10. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  11. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Islamic Organisations:

  1. Arab Development Funds in Africa
  2. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  3. Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)
  4. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  5. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

Global Organisations

  1. Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP)
  2. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN)
    3. World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
  3. World Bank (WB)
  4. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  5. International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Republic of Mozambique

  1. The Republic of Mozambique (Africa) is one of the World's poorest countries (172 in the Human Development Index of the United Nations)
  2. Mozambique is a democratic country
  3. Mozambican Population: 29 million inhabitants
    1. Bantu
  4. The area of Mozambique: 801,590 square kilometres
  5. Mozambican Capital: City of Maputo
  6. The largest Mozambican cities are Maputo, Beira, Nampula, and Quelimane
  7. Mozambique shares borders with Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Eswatini (Swaziland)
    1. 2,700 kilometres, along the eastern coast of Africa
  8. Mozambican official language: Portuguese
  9. The eleven provinces of Mozambique are Niassa, Cabo Delgado, Nampula, Zambezia, Tete, Manica, Sofala, Gaza, Inhambane, and Maputo, and the city of Maputo (provincial status)
  10. Mozambique became independent from Portugal in 1975
  11. The National Report on the progress of the Millennium Development Goals, showed that of the eleven targets of the Millennium Development Goals, only five of them had the potential to be achieved in Mozambique

More information about Mozambique (African Portal - EENI Global Business School).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Religions in Mozambique:

  1. Christianity (56%)
  2. Islam (18%)
  3. African Traditional Religions (7%)

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

Mozambican Economy:

Mozambique is one of the World's poorest countries.

  1. Mozambican GDP growth: 7%
  2. Agriculture sector in Mozambique: 70% of the population
  3. Mozambican Currency: Metical
  4. Natural resources in Mozambique: hydroelectric, petroleum, coal, minerals (titanium, graphite, wood, aluminium), and fishing products
  5. Huge minerals resources reserves
  6. The most Mozambican dynamic sectors: coal production, financial sector, large infrastructure projects, construction, services, Transport, communication, extractive industries, and energy

Ports of Mozambique: Maputo, Nacala, and Beira (Maritime Transport Course Master)

International Trade of Mozambique:

  1. Top Mozambican export products: prawn, cotton, cashew nuts, sugar, tea, aluminium ingots, titanium, tobacco, timber, textiles, and banana
  2. Top Mozambican export destinations: Belgium, South Africa, Spain, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands, Zimbabwe, Eswatini (Swaziland), Japan, the United States, Brazil, and India
  3. Top import markets of Mozambique: South Africa, Australia, the United States, India, Portugal, China, and Germany
  4. The public company GAZEDA manages the Special Economic Zones and Free Industrial Areas

Transport in the Southern African Development Community Region

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

Lobito-Beira Corridor (Trans-African Highway 9)

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



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