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Doing Business in South Sudan

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

  1. Introduction to the Republic of South Sudan (East Africa)
  2. Doing Business in Juba
  3. Economy of South Sudan
  4. South Sudanese Agriculture Sector
  5. International Trade of South Sudan
  6. Business and Investment Opportunities in South Sudan
    1. Agribusiness
    2. Infrastructure
    3. Tourism and Hospitality
    4. South Sudanese Mining
    5. Petroleum
  7. 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 part of the following programs:
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  2. Masters (e-learning): Africa, International Business
  3. Course: East Africa
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Course learning materials in English (French Soudan du Sud Portuguese Sudão do 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

Opening of the Hispano-African University of International Business

Hispano-African University of International Business

We Trust in Africa

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). 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. South Sudanese Borders: The Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Sudan
  5. 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. South Sudanese official language: English
  9. Local languages: Bari, Dinka, and Murle

Religions in Sudan

  1. Christianity (60.5%)
  2. African Traditional Religions

South Sudan belongs to the East African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Economy of South Sudan (Africa).

  1. Political instability
  2. Top South Sudanese sector: agriculture (80% of employment)
  3. 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. IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development)
  2. Common Market for East and South Africa (COMESA)
  3. United States - African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA)
  4. 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. Nile Basin Initiative
  2. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  3. African Union (AU)
  4. 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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