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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Saint Lucia - Castries. Saint Lucian Economy.

  1. Introduction to Saint Lucia;
  2. Business in Castries;
  3. Saint Lucian Economy;
  4. Saint Lucian Foreign Trade;
  5. Business Opportunities in Saint Lucia;
  6. Access to the Saint Lucian Market;
  7. Business Plan for Saint Lucia.

The objectives of the subject «Doing Business in Saint Lucia» are the following:

  1. To analyze the Saint Lucian Economy and International Trade;
  2. To explore the Business Opportunities in Saint Lucia;
  3. To analyze the trade relations of Saint Lucia with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Free Trade Agreements of Saint Lucia;
  5. To develop a business plan for the Saint Lucian Market.

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E-learning Courses, Diplomas (Global Business, Foreign Trade)

The Subject «Foreign Trade and Business in Saint Lucia» belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Masters (MIB): International Business, Foreign Trade.

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

Doctorate (DIB): American Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English (Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Santa Lucia Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Sainte-Lucie Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Santa Lucía).

Masters and Doctorate in International Business adapted for the Caribbean students.

Foreign Trade and Business in Saint Lucia

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

Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements of Saint Lucia:

  1. Saint Lucia and the Caribbean Economic Area;
  2. Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
    1. CARICOM-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (FTA);
    2. Costa Rica-Caribbean Community Agreement (Saint Lucia);
    3. CARIFORUM-European Union (EU) Economic Partnership Agreement;
    4. Colombia-CARICOM Agreement (Saint Lucia);
    5. United Kingdom-CARIFORUM Free Trade and Economic Integration Agreement.
  3. Caribbean Basin Initiative
    1. United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA).
  4. Caribbean-Canada Trade Agreement (CARIBCAN);
  5. Association of Caribbean States (ACS);
  6. Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

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

  1. World Trade Organization (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. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC);
  3. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO, Chicago Convention);
  4. International Maritime Organization (IMO);
  5. Is not a member of the World Customs Organization (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC).

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Latin American Economic Integration

American Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)
    1. European Union-CELAC Summit.
  2. Organization of American States (OAS);
  3. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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

Global Organizations:

  1. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN);
    3. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
  2. World Bank (WB);
  3. World Trade Organization (WTO);
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF);
  5. International Organization of the Francophonie;
  6. Commonwealth;
  7. ...

Caribbean Development Bank (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname...)

  1. Saint Lucian Capital: Castries (33% of the population);
  2. Districts of Saint Lucia: Anse La Raye, Castries, Choiseul, Dauphin, Dennery, Gros Islet, Laborie, Micoud, Praslin, Soufrière and Vieux Fort;
  3. Saint Lucia does not share land borders with any country;
  4. Nearest countries to Saint Lucia by sea: Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Martinique;
  5. Area of Saint Lucia: 616 square kilometers;
  6. Population of Saint Lucia: 179,000 inhabitants;
    1. Saint Lucian Population density: 300 inhabitants / square kilometers;
    2. 85% of the population has an African origin (African Diaspora).
  7. Official language of Saint Lucia: English (Saint Lucian Creole);
  8. Abolition of Slavery in Saint Lucia: 1834;
  9. Climate of Saint Lucia: tropical;
  10. Saint Lucia is a volcanic island;
  11. 1502: discovery by the Spanish (Saint Lucia was a Christian martyr);
  12. Saint Lucia was colonized by both the British and the French;
  13. 1814: definitive British colonization;
  14. Government type: Parliamentary constitutional monarchy (Queen Elizabeth II, Commonwealth);
  15. Saint Lucia became independent from the United Kingdom in 1979.

Main religion in Saint Lucia: Christianity (Catholicism).

Saint Lucia belongs to the Caribbean Economic Area of the Western Civilization.

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CARIFORUM (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname...)-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement

Saint Lucian Economy.

  1. United Nations Classification: Small Island Developing State;
  2. Saint Lucia's economy depends mainly on tourism and banana income;
  3. Santa Lucia GDP (PPP): 2,689 million dollars;
  4. Services represent 83% of the GDP;
  5. Saint Lucian GDP per capita (PPP): 15,225 dollars;
  6. The banana-related industry is the main economic activity of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines;
  7. Other important crops are: cocoa, coconut, citrus;
  8. Emerging sectors: tourism and off-shore banking;
  9. Currency Saint Lucian: East Caribbean dollar (XCD);
  10. Country code top-level domain of Saint Lucia: .lc;
  11. Saint Lucia has 1.210 Kilometers of roads (847 km are paved);
  12. George F. L. Charles Airport (Castries);
  13. Hewanorra International Airport (south of Saint Lucia);
  14. Main seaport: Port of Castries.

Costa Rica-CARICOM (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname...) Free Trade Agreement

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Saint Lucian Foreign Trade

  1. Main exports of Saint Lucia are bananas, textiles, cocoa, vegetables, fruits, coconut oil;
  2. Main export markets of Saint Lucia: the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Brazil;
  3. Main imports of Saint Lucia are food, machinery, chemicals, fertilizers, minerals, transportation equipment and fuels;
  4. Largest providers of Saint Lucia: Brazil, the United States, Trinidad and Tobago, the Netherlands, Venezuela, Finland, the United Kingdom, France.

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