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Syllabus of the Subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Spain. Madrid Barcelona.

  1. Introduction to the Kingdom of Spain (European Union);
  2. Spanish Economy
    1. Most important Spanish economic sectors: agri-food, consumer products, industrial products, services, engineering.
  3. Doing Business in Madrid and Barcelona;
  4. Spanish International Trade;
  5. Trade relations with Latin America (Iberian America);
  6. Case Studies:
    1. Amancio Ortega;
    2. Spanish fashion;
    3. Spanish Olive Oil and Wine Sector;
    4. Information and communication technologies in Spain.
  7. Set-up a business in Spain;
  8. Access to the Spanish market;
  9. Business Plan for Spain.

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in” the Kingdom of Spain” are the following:

  1. To analyze the strengths of the Spanish Economy and Foreign Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Spanish market;
  3. To analyze the trade relations of Spain with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Spanish Free Trade Agreements (FTA) as a member of the European Union;
  5. To understand the importance of the economic relations between Spain and Latin America (Iberian America);
  6. To develop a business plan for the Spanish market.

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

Doctorate (DIB): European Business, World Trade.

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Masters (MIB): International Business, Foreign Trade.

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  1. Credits of the Subject “International Trade and Business in” Spain”: 2 ECTS;
  2. Duration: two weeks.

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Spanish Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements:

  1. Spain and the European Economic Area;
  2. European Union
    1. Economic and Monetary Union;
    2. European Customs Union;
    3. European Single Market;
    4. EU Services Directive;
    5. European Digital Single Market;
    6. As a member of the European Union, Spain is a beneficiary of the EU Free trade agreements

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European Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. European Union
    1. European Central Bank;
    2. European Investment Bank (EIB);
    3. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;
    4. EU-CELAC Summit;
    5. Group of States of the European Council Convention against Corruption (GRECO).
  2. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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Global Organizations:

  1. Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM);
  2. Asian Development Bank (ADB);
  3. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) (Non-borrowing country);
  4. African Development Bank (AfDB);
  5. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC);
  6. World Bank (WB);
  7. International Monetary Fund;
  8. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN);
    3. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
  9. European Investment Bank (EIB);
  10. World Trade Organization (WTO);
  11. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
    1. OECD anti-corruption measures.
  12. ...

Spain is an observer country:

  1. Association of Caribbean States (AEC);
  2. Andean Community;
  3. Latin American Integration Association (ALADI);
  4. Central American Integration System (SICA);
  5. Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS);
  6. Regional Cooperation Council (RCC);
  7. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

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The Kingdom of Spain (Europe).

  1. Spanish Population: 46 million people;
  2. Area of Spain: 505,370 square kilometers;
  3. Spanish Capital: Madrid;
  4. Spain has significant relations (economic, cultural, political) with Latin America and North Africa;
  5. Spain is a bridge between different cultures; it is the natural bridge between the European Union, the Latin countries and the United States (almost 40 million Latinos) as well as between the West and the Muslim Countries (Islam occupied Spain during seven centuries). All this makes Spain a multicultural country open to other cultures;
  6. Type of government of Spain: Parliamentary Monarchy
    1. Autonomous Communities;
    2. Territorial tensions in Catalonia and the Basque Country.
  7. Languages of Spain: Spanish, Catalan, Basque and Galician;
  8. Borders of Spain: Portugal, Andorra, France and Morocco;
  9. Abolition of Slavery in Spain: 1866.

Religion in Spain: Catholicism (Christianity).

  1. Vicente Ferrer.

Spain belongs to the Western Civilization (European Economic Area).

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The current political-economic configuration of the world and the Western civilization is highly influenced (for better and for worse) by the worldwide expansion of the Spanish Empire (1492-1898) since it discovered, colonized or incorporated to its empire (Viceroyalties, provinces) to the following countries on all the continents, making Spanish a global lingua franca and expanding Catholicism throughout the world:

  1. Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Belize, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela. Regions of Brazil;
  2. The United States: Puerto Rico, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Florida, Texas, Nevada, Utah, Alaska, British Columbia, and Louisiana. Parts of Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas and Oklahoma;
  3. The Caribbean: Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Grenada, Suriname, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Bahamas, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Guyana;
  4. Europe: Italy (regions), Portugal, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and Luxembourg;
  5. Asia: Philippines. Regions of China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Brunei, Cambodia, Taiwan, Iran, and Oman;
  6. Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Somalia. Equatorial Guinea and Western Sahara (post-Empire);
  7. Oceania: Mariana Islands (including Guam), Vanuatu Islands, Easter Islands, Carolinas Islands (including Palau), Marshall Islands.

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Spanish Economy

  1. Spain is the twelfth world economy and the fifth economy of the European Union;
  2. Spanish GDP (nominal): 1,113,851 million EUR;
  3. GDP per capita of Spain: 23,161 Euros;
  4. The structure of the economy of the Kingdom of Spain (46 million people) is that of a developed market, services sector contributes to the gross domestic product (66%), followed by industry (11.5%);
  5. 56 million tourists visit the Kingdom of Spain annually;
  6. Spain is the world's leading olive oil producer;
  7. The Spanish fashion is recognized worldwide for its quality and creativity;
  8. The main Spanish products are electronics, foods and beverages, machinery, cars, shipbuilding industry, manufactured metal, pharmaceutical products, chemical products, clothes, textile and ready-to-wear garments, footwear;
  9. Decentralized EU Agencies in Spain: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA): Bilbao.

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Spanish Foreign Trade

  1. Spain is the 17th exporter and twelfth world goods importer, in foreign trade in services is the seventh exporter and tenth importer in the world;
  2. 73% of the Spanish exports go to the countries of the European Union;
  3. France is the main Spanish export market (16% of the exports);
  4. The significant exports and imports growth of Spain has made it one of the most internationalized countries in the world;
  5. Spain is one of the largest cars exporter;
  6. The main Spanish exports are vehicles, machinery, electronics devices, foods, chemical and pharmaceutical products, ships...;
  7. The main Spanish imports are fuels, chemical products, semi-processed products, machinery, foods...;