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Business in Namibia, Windhoek

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Namibia - Windhoek (Course, Master).

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Namibia (Southern Africa)
  2. Doing Business in Windhoek and Walvis Bay
  3. Namibian Economy
  4. International Trade of Namibia
    1. Directorate of Customs and Excise
    2. Namibian Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
      1. Implications for Namibia of the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  5. Case Study:
    1. Walvis Bay Export Processing Zone
    2. Namibian Dairy Sector
  6. Investment opportunities in Namibia
  7. Cost of doing business in Namibia
  8. Access to the Namibian Market
  9. Business Plan for Namibia
Transport and Logistics in Namibia
  1. Port of Walvis Bay
  2. Logistics Corridors in Namibia: Walvis Bay, Trans-Oranje, Trans-Caprivi, and Trans-Cunene
  3. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor

Namibian Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and preferential access:

  1. Namibia and the Southern African Economic Area
  2. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  3. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  4. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  5. Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
    1. India-Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Agreement
    2. Preferential market access arrangements with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the MERCOSUR
  6. Namibia-European Union
    1. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou Agreement)
    2. Generalised System of Preferences (EU-GSP)
  7. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) (US)

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

  1. To analyse the Namibian economy and foreign trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Namibia
  3. To explore the Namibian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Namibian Free Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Namibian Market

EENI Global Business School & University, Masters

The Subject “Doing Business in Namibiabelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, Global Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Business in Southern Africa

African Student, Master / Doctorate Business

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted to the Namibia, Master Doctorate Business Namibian Students.

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Namibie Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Namibia Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Namibia

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

Example of the Subject - Doing Business in Namibia:
Master Course: Business in Namibia





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Description of the Subject (Doing Business in Namibia).

  1. The Republic of Namibia (Africa) shares borders with Angola, Zambia, Botswana, and South Africa
  2. Namibian Government: Multiparty Parliament with Democratic Constitution
  3. Official language of Namibia: English
  4. Other Namibian languages: Afrikaans, Herero, Lozi, Kwangali, Oshiwambo, and Tswana
  5. Capital of Namibia: Windhoek
  6. Namibian Population: 2.6 million people
    1. Bantu
  7. Namibian Area: 825,615 square kilometres
  8. Independence of Namibia from South Africa in 1990
  9. Currency of Namibia: Namibian Dollar (ET) and South African Rand (ZAR)
  10. History of Namibia

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

  1. Regions of Namibia

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

Main religions in Namibia:

  1. Christianity (90% of Namibian population)
  2. African Traditional Religions

Namibia belongs to the Southern African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Logistics Course: Port of Walvis Bay Namibia

Economic Profile of Namibia:

Namibian economy is based on mining and livestock. A diamonds, minerals, fish, meat, and livestock exporter.

  1. Free market economy
  2. Namibian GDP: 12.30 billion dollars
  3. GDP growth rate: 4.2%
  4. Top Namibian economic sectors: agriculture (7% of the GDP), industry (20%), and services (73%)
  5. Namibian Inflation: 5.6%
  6. Top Namibian exports: diamonds, minerals, fish, meat, livestock
  7. Top Namibian export markets: South Africa, the United Kingdom, Angola, Spain, France, Switzerland, the United States, and Canada
  8. Top Namibian imports: food and beverages, vehicles, and machinery
  9. Top Namibian providers: South Africa, Germany, India, China, Japan, the United States, and France
  10. Principal resources of Namibia: diamonds, cattle, uranium, fish, and marine products

The Walvis Bay Corridor is a PPP (Public Private Partnership) composed by four trans-corridors (Caprivi, Kalahari, Cunene and Orange) and the port of Walvis Bay. One of the objectives of this corridor is to create a transport hub in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

Logistics Corridors in Namibia:
Master/ Course: Logistics Corridors in Namibia

Southern African Customs Union (SACU, Master)

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

Namibia is a member of:

  1. African Union (AU)
  2. African Development Bank
  3. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  4. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  5. Forum India-Namibia
  6. Forum China-Namibia
  7. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  8. International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Custom Organisation, World Bank (WB), World Trade Organisation (WTO), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), Commonwealth of Nations, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group (ACP) countries

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement (Master Africa)

SADC-European Union Free Trade Agreement (Course)

EFTA-Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Free Trade Agreement (Course)



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