Business in Sudan (Course, Master)

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Syllabus of the Online Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Sudan - Khartoum.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Sudan (East Africa)
  2. Doing Business in Khartoum, Port Sudan, Kassala, and El-Obeid
  3. Sudanese economy
  4. Economic Profile of the States of Sudan
  5. International Trade of Sudan
  6. Transport and Logistics in Sudan
    1. Port Sudan
  7. Case Study: Sudanese Business People and Companies
    1. Mohamed Ibrahim
    2. Osama Abdul Latif
    3. Sudatel Telecommunications
  8. Foreign Direct Investment in Sudan
  9. Business Opportunities in:
    1. Agriculture
    2. Infrastructure
    3. Services
  10. Access to the Sudanese market
  11. Business Plan for Sudan
  12. Introduction to Arabic

The objectives of the Online Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Sudan” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Sudanese economy and foreign trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Sudan
  3. To explore Sudanese trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Sudanese Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Sudanese business people and companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Sudanese market

The eLearning Subject “Doing Business in Sudan” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa, Global Trade
  2. Diploma: Business in East Africa
  3. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Africa, Muslim Countries

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted to Sudanese Students

The course materials are available in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Soudan Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Sudão Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Sudán.

  1. Credits of the Online Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Sudan”: 3 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: three weeks

ماجستير في التجارة الخارجية و التسويق الدولي

Example of the Online Subject - Doing Business in Sudan
Mohamed Ibrahim Sudanese Businessman (Course Master)

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Description of the Online Subject: Doing Business in Sudan.

Sudan has a privileged situation in the Red Sea, making the “Sudan Arab” a significant international trade centre between East Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe through the Suez Canal.

Sudan is the third largest African Country. Rich in natural resources.

  1. Borders of Sudan: Egypt, Libya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Chad, the Central African Republic, and South Sudan.
    1. Sudan shares Maritime borders with Saudi Arabia (Red Sea)
  2. The area of Sudan is 1,886,068 square kilometers
  3. Sudan is the third largest African country (after Algeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo)
  4. Sudan has a population of 39 million people
  5. Arabic and English are the official languages
  6. Sudan is divided into twenty-five states (wilayat) and 133 districts
  7. Khartoum is the capital of Sudan
  8. Omdurman is the second largest city in Sudan
  9. Sudan is a federal republic
  10. Sudan gained independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt in 1956
  11. Independence of South Soudan from Sudan in 2011

More information about Sudan (African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University).

  1. Wilayas (States) of Sudan

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Religions in Sudan.

  1. Islam is the largest religion in the Republic of Sudan
    1. Islam is the official religion in Sudan
    2. About 97% of Sudanese population is Sunni Muslim
    3. The Sudanese legal system is based on the English common law and Islamic Sharia
    4. Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence): Maliki
  2. African Traditional Religions

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

Master/ Course: Port Sudan

Economy of Sudan:

  1. Sudan is the only Arab nation where agricultural balance is positive
  2. Sudan is rich in natural resources (agricultural and animal production)
  3. The Sudanese agricultural sector represents 45% of the total economic growth and 80% of the population is related to this sector
  4. 90% of Sudanese exports are agricultural products: cotton, gum arabic, cattle, meat, oilseeds, sorghum, vegetables, and fruits
  5. Petroleum extraction is another fundamental pillar of the Sudanese economy
  6. Sudan's currency: Sudanese Pound (SDG)

Osama Abdul Latif Sudanese Businessman (Course Master)

International Trade of Sudan.

  1. Top Sudanese export products are petroleum, benzene, kerosene, natural gas, gold, sesame, cotton, gum Arabic, sugar, meat, peanuts, leather, molasses, livestock, and animal feed
  2. Top Sudanese export markets: Asian markets (79% of total exports). China is the largest importer of Sudanese products (60% of total exports) followed by Singapore, Japan, and South Korea
  3. Top Sudanese imports: machinery, foodstuffs, manufactured products, transport, chemicals, and textiles
  4. Port Sudan is the largest foreign trade port

They are significant foreign direct investment opportunities in infrastructure and service sectors: Railway, roads, internal waterways, Civil Aviation, Air transport, seaports, Shipping, and land transport.

African Highways Networks:

  1. Cairo-Sudan-Gaborone Corridor
  2. N’Djamena-Sudan-Djibouti Corridor

Other foreign ports:

  1. Port of Mombasa
  2. Port of Djibouti
  3. Port Said and Port of Alexandria

Sudan has preferential access to the:

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  2. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  3. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  5. European Union's markets:
    1. Generalised System of Preferences
    2. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership

Sudan is not a member of the World Trade Organisation and is not eligible for AGOA

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Sudan is a member of...

  1. Arab League
  2. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  3. Nile Basin Initiative
  4. Africa-South America Summit
  5. Relationships with China
  6. Relationships with India
  7. Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA)
  8. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)
  9. African Development Bank
  10. Economic Commission for Africa
  11. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  12. African Union (AU)

Samples - Business in Sudan

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