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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Sierra Leone. Freetown.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Sierra Leone (West Africa);
  2. Doing Business in Freetown;
  3. Sierra Leonean Economy;
  4. Foreign Trade of Sierra Leone
    1. Export Procedures in Sierra Leone.
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Sierra Leone
    1. Sierra Leonean Agriculture;
    2. Tourism;
    3. Marine Resources;
    4. Infrastructure;
    5. Sierra Leonean Mining;
    6. Petrol and gas.
  6. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Sierra Leone;
  7. Access to the Sierra Leonean Market;
  8. Business Plan for Sierra Leone.

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

  1. To analyze the Sierra Leonean Economy and International Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Sierra Leone;
  3. To explore the Sierra Leonean trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Sierra Leonean Trade Agreements;
  5. To develop a business plan for the Sierra Leonean Market.

Online Course Business in West Africa

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

Masters (MIB): International Business, Business in Africa.

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

Doctorate (DIB): Islamic Business, African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Course: Business in West Africa.

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Sierra Leone Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Sierra Leona Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Sierra Leona.

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Sierra Leone”: 1 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: one week.

Area of Knowledge: Africa.

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Foreign Trade and Business in Sierra Leone.

The Republic of Sierra Leone is the fastest growing economy in West Africa.

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  1. Dakar-Lagos Corridor;
  2. Access to the West African Ports.

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) : Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo

The Republic of Sierra Leone

  1. Borders of Sierra Leone: Guinea-Conakry and Liberia;
  2. Sierra Leonean Area: 72,000 square kilometers (one of the smallest African nations);
  3. Sierra Leonean population: 7 million people
    1. Mandinka.
  4. Capital of Sierra Leone: Freetown (1.2 million);
  5. Other cities of Sierra Leone: Bo, Kenema, Koidu Town, and Makeni;
  6. Official language of Sierra Leone: English;
  7. Local languages: Temne, Mende, and Krio;
  8. Government of Sierra Leone: Constitutional Democracy;
  9. Sierra Leonean Legal System: English common law;
  10. Sierra Leone was created in 1787;
  11. Independence of Sierra Leone: 1961 (United Kingdom).

More information about Sierra Leone (EENI African Business Portal).

The main religions in Sierra Leone are:

  1. Islam (78%);
  2. Christianity (27%);
  3. African Traditional Religions.

Sierra Leone belongs to the West African Economic Area (African Civilization).

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Economy of Sierra Leone:

  1. Sierra Leonean GDP: 1.99 billion dollars;
  2. GDP growth rate: 13.8%;
  3. Sierra Leonean dynamic sectors: agriculture, construction, manufacturing, services, and iron-ore mining;
  4. Sierra Leonean Agriculture sector: 51% of the GDP/17% of exports/61% of workforce;
  5. Top agricultural products of Sierra Leone: coffee, cocoa, and oil palm;
  6. Main resources of Sierra Leone: mineral, tourism, agriculture, marine, petrol and gas, energy, and fishery;
  7. Top Sierra Leonean export products: diamonds, rutile, and bauxite iron ore;
  8. The main economic activities in Sierra Leone are gold and diamond mining;
  9. Sierra Leone has the largest natural African port;
  10. The largest Sierra Leonean trading partners are China, India, the United Kingdom, the U.S., South Africa, and Belgium;
  11. Common External Tariff (CET) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS);
  12. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock in Sierra Leone: 740 million dollars.

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

Mano River Union (MRU): Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Ivory Coast (West Africa)

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