Business in South Sudan

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: Doing Business in South Sudan. Juba. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Republic of South Sudan (East Africa)
  2. Doing Business in Juba
  3. The Economy of South Sudan
  4. The South Sudanese Agriculture Sector
  5. The International Trade of South Sudan
  6. Business and Investment Opportunities in South Sudan
    1. Agribusiness
    2. Infrastructure
    3. Tourism and Hospitality
    4. Mining
    5. Petroleum
  7. The South Sudan Investment Authority
  8. Access to the South Sudanese market
  9. Business Plan for South Sudan

The objectives of the subject “Foreign Trade and Doing Business in the Republic of South Sudan” are the following:

  1. To analyse the South Sudanese economy and foreign trade
  2. To evaluate the business opportunities in the Republic of South Sudan
  3. To explore South Sudan's trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know South Sudan's Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the South Sudanese market
The subject “Doing Business in South Sudan” is studied...
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  2. Masters (e-learning): Africa, International Business
  3. Course: East Africa

Course learning materials in English (French Soudan du Sud French Sudan Sul Spanish Sudán del Sur)

Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Doing Business in South Sudan”: 0.5 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject Doing Business in South Sudan:
Doing Business in South Sudan

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Description of the Subject: Doing Business in South Sudan.

The Republic of South Sudan: The newest country in the World (Independence from Sudan in 2011). The South Sudanese Petrol sector: 60% of GDP.

  1. South Sudan is the newest country of the Word (2011)
  2. South Sudan has normalised relations with Sudan
  3. Landlocked country
  4. The South Sudanese Borders: The Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Sudan
  5. The South Sudanese Population: 8,3 million. 72% of the population under thirty years
  6. Area: 644,329 square kilometres
  7. Capital: Juba (250,000 inhabitants)
  8. The South Sudanese official language: English
  9. Local languages: Bari, Dinka, and Murle

The main religion in Sudan is Christianity (60.5%)

South Sudan belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

The Economy of South Sudan (Africa).

  1. Political instability
  2. Top South Sudanese sector: agriculture (80% of employment)
  3. The South Sudanese  petrol sector: 70% of the Government revenues, 60% of GDP (direct exports)
  4. Opportunities related to the Nile River: energy production and fishing industry
  5. Business Opportunities: petroleum, agriculture, mining, infrastructure, and energy
  6. Kenya is a key player in South Sudan
  7. Port of Mombasa (Kenya) is the main Import/Export port of South Sudan
  8. Top South Sudanese export products: petroleum and natural resources
  9. Top South Sudanese trading partners: China, Japan, the USA, Uganda, and Kenya
  10. Currency: South Sudanese Pound (SSP)
  11. Internet code (ISO): ss

The Northern Corridor links with South Sudan.

Nile Basin Initiative

South Sudan has preferential access to

  1. The IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development)
  2. The Common Market for East and South Africa (COMESA)
  3. The United States - African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA)
  4. The European Union-Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)Everything But Arms” agreement
  5. South Sudan is negotiating with the East African Community (EAC)

South Sudan is a member of:

  1. The Nile Basin Initiative
  2. The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  3. The African Union (AU)
  4. The United Nations (UN)
  5. Negotiations with The Commonwealth of Nations, International Monetary Fund, World Bank (WB), WTO

Samples - Business in South Sudan

Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD

African Northern Corridor

COMESA Custom Union

International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)



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