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Business in Swaziland, Mbabane

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Swaziland. Mbabane

  1. Introduction to the Kingdom of Swaziland (Southern Africa)
  2. Doing Business in Mbabane and Lobamba
  3. Swazi economy
  4. Swazi foreign trade (Import, Export)
    1. Swazi Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
    2. Swaziland's Customs: Swaziland Revenue Authority
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Swaziland
    1. Mining
    2. Tourism
    3. Manufacturing
    4. Swazi Agribusiness
  6. Set-up a business in Swaziland
  7. Case Study: Swazi Companies
    1. Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation Limited
    2. Tibiyo Taka Ngwane - one of the top players in Swaziland
  8. Access to the Swazi Market
  9. Business Plan for Swaziland
Transport and Logistics in Swaziland. Access to the:
  1. Port of Durban
  2. Port of Maputo
  3. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  4. North-South Corridor
  5. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor

Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and preferential access of Swaziland:

  1. Swaziland and the Southern African Economic Area
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  3. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  6. Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
    1. India-Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Agreement
    2. Preferential market access arrangements with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the MERCOSUR.
  7. EU-Swaziland
    1. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou Agreement)
    2. Generalised System of Preferences (EU-GSP)
    3. SADC-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (negotiation)
  8. US-Swaziland
    1. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
    2. COMESA-United States Trade and Investment Framework Agreement

The purposes of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Kingdom of Swaziland” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Swazi Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Kingdom of Swaziland
  3. To explore the Swazi trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Swazi Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Swazi companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Swazi market
The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Swazilandbelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, International Transport
  3. Course: Business in Southern Africa

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Swaziland Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Suazilandia Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Suazilandia

Credits of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Swaziland”: 1 ECTS Credits

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to the Swaziland, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Swaziland Students.

Sample of the Subject - Doing Business in Swaziland:
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Description of the Subject: Doing Business in Swaziland

Tibiyo Taka Ngwane Swaziland
Tibiyo Taka Ngwane Swaziland (Course Master)

Swaziland is a landlocked African Country.

  1. Borders of Swaziland: South Africa and Mozambique
  2. Population of Swaziland (Africa): 1.4 million inhabitants
    1. Bantu
  3. Capital of Swaziland: Mbabane (administrative, 94,874) and Lobamba (legislative)
  4. Area of Swaziland: 17,363 square kilometres
  5. Languages of Swaziland: English and siSwati
  6. Independence of Swaziland from the United Kingdom in 1968
  7. Currency of Swaziland: Lilangeni (SZL)

More information about Swaziland (African Portal - EENI Global Business School).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Main religions in Swaziland:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity (83% of the Swazi population).

Swaziland belongs to the Southern African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Exporting from Swaziland (Course Master)

Swazi Economy. Economic profile of Swaziland.

The Kingdom of Swaziland is a small African Kingdom based on mining (Diamond, coal, gold)

  1. Swaziland is a free market economy
  2. Low cost of doing business
  3. Swazi GDP per Capita: 3,565 dollars
  4. GDP growth rate of Swaziland: 3.5%
  5. Growth of the transport, storage, and communications sector: 19.3%
  6. Swazi inflation rate: 4.3%
  7. Key sectors of the Swazi economy: mining (diamond, coal, kaolin, quarried stones, gold), tourism, manufacturing (Motor Car Assembly), and agribusiness (agriculture, horticulture, forestry)
  8. The European Union and South Africa represent 70% of the total exports of Swaziland

Nearest ports. The main import and export ports of Swaziland (landlocked country) are:

  1. Port of Durban (South Africa).
    1. Distance Port of Durban-Mbabane: 537 kilometres
  2. Port of Maputo (Mozambique).
    1. Distance: 80 kilometres

Southern African Customs Union (SACU, Master)

EFTA-Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Free Trade Agreement (Course)

Swaziland is a member of:

  1. African Union (AU)
  2. African Development Bank
  3. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  4. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  5. Forum India-Swaziland
  6. Forum China-Swaziland
  7. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  8. International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Custom Organisation, World Bank (WB), World Trade Organisation (WTO), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), Commonwealth of Nations; African, Caribbean and Pacific Group (ACP) countries

Samples - Business in Swaziland

COMESA Custom Union

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Malawi...

SADC-European Union Free Trade Agreement (Course)

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