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Business in Eswatini (Swaziland), Mbabane

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

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

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

  1. To analyse the Liswati (Swazi) Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Kingdom of Eswatini (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 Eswatini (Swaziland)belongs 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 Eswatini (Swaziland) Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Suazilandia Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Suazilandia

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

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

Sample of the Subject - Doing Business in Eswatini (Swaziland):
e-Course: Foreign trade and Business in Eswatini (Swaziland)





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Description of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Eswatini (Swaziland)

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

Transport and Logistics in Eswatini (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 Eswatini (Swaziland):

  1. Eswatini (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. European Union-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. United States-Swaziland
    1. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
    2. COMESA-United States Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
  9. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

Trade Facilitation Programs

  1. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
    1. WTO Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
    2. WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
    3. WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
    4. WTO Agreement on Preshipment Inspection (PSI)
    5. WTO Agreement on Safeguards (SG)
    6. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
  2. World Customs Organisation (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)
  3. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC)
  4. International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO, Chicago Convention)
  5. International Maritime Organisation (IMO) - not a member

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

African Trade and Economic Organisations

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  2. African Union (AU)
    1. African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption (not signed)
    2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
    3. Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)
  3. African Development Bank (AfDB)
  4. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP)
  5. Africa-India Framework for Cooperation
  6. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)
  7. Africa-Turkey Partnership
  8. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  9. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  10. Africa-Korea Partnership
  11. Africa-Japan Cooperation (TICAD)
  12. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  13. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Global Economic Organisations

  1. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN)
    3. World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
  2. World Bank (WB)
  3. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  5. World Custom Organisation
  6. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
  7. Commonwealth of Nations
  8. African, Caribbean and Pacific Group (ACP) countries

Eswatini (Swaziland)

Eswatini is a landlocked African Country.

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

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

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Exporting from Swaziland (Course Master)

Main religions in Eswatini (Swaziland):

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

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

Southern African Customs Union (SACU): Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Eswatini (Swaziland)

Liswati (Swazi) Economy. Economic profile of Eswatini (Swaziland).

  1. Eswatini (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 Eswatini (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 Liswati (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 Eswatini (Swaziland)

Nearest ports. The main import and export ports of Eswatini (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

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Samples - Business in Eswatini (Swaziland)

COMESA Custom Union

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

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

Southern African Development Community (SADC)-European Union Free Trade Agreement (FTA)



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