Doing Business in South Sudan

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Subject (Course): International Trade and Business in South Sudan. Juba.


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

Objectives of the subject “Doing Business in the Republic of South Sudan”:

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

Course learning materials in En (Fr Soudan du Sud Fr Sudan Sul Es Sudán del Sur)

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

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

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Subject Description (Doing Business in South Sudan).

The Republic of South Sudan: the newest country in the World (Independence from Sudan in 2011). 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. 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
  10. The main religion in Sudan: 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 sector: agriculture (80% of employment)
  3. South Sudanese petrol sector: 70% of Government revenues, 60% of GDP (direct exports)
  4. Nile River opportunities: 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 export products: petroleum and natural resources.
  9. Top 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. 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. Nile Basin Initiative
  2. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  3. African Union (AU)
  4. United Nations (UN)
  5. Negotiations with Commonwealth of Nations, International Monetary Fund, World Bank (WB), WTO

Intergovernmental Authority on Development

African Northern Corridor

COMESA Customs Union

Great Lakes Region

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