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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Trinidad and Tobago - Port of Spain. Trinidadian and Tobagonian Economy.

  1. Introduction to Trinidad and Tobago;
  2. Business in Port of Spain;
  3. Trinidadian and Tobagonian Economy;
  4. Trinidadian and Tobagonian Foreign Trade;
  5. Business Opportunities in Trinidad and Tobago;
  6. Access to the Trinidadian and Tobagonian Market;
  7. Business Plan for Trinidad and Tobago.

The objectives of the subject «Doing Business in Trinidad and Tobago» are the following:

  1. To analyze the Trinidadian and Tobagonian Economy and International Trade;
  2. To explore the Business Opportunities in Trinidad and Tobago;
  3. To analyze the trade relations of Trinidad and Tobago with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Free Trade Agreements of Trinidad and Tobago;
  5. To develop a business plan for the Trinidadian and Tobagonian Market.

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The Subject «Foreign Trade and Business in Trinidad and Tobago» belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

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Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements of Trinidad and Tobago:

  1. Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean Economic Area;
  2. Association of Caribbean States (ACS);
  3. Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
    1. CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement;
    2. Colombia-CARICOM Agreement (Trinidad and Tobago);
    3. CARICOM-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (FTA);
    4. Costa Rica-Caribbean Community Agreement (Trinidad and Tobago);
    5. United Kingdom-CARIFORUM Free Trade and Economic Integration Agreement.
  4. Caribbean Basin Initiative
    1. United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA).
  5. Caribbean-Canada Trade Agreement (CARIBCAN);
  6. Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP).

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  1. World Trade Organization (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 Organization (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC).
  3. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC);
  4. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO, Chicago Convention);
  5. International Maritime Organization (IMO);
  6. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC, UN);
  7. Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules, UN).

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American Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)
    1. European Union-CELAC Summit.
  2. Organization of American States (OAS);
  3. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC);
  4. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

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Global Organizations:

  1. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN);
    3. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
  2. World Bank (WB);
  3. World Trade Organization (WTO);
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF);
  5. Commonwealth;
  6. ...

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Trinidad and Tobago.

  1. Trinidadian and Tobagonian Capital: Port of Spain;
  2. Most populous city: Chaguanas (Trinidad Island), 84,000 people;
  3. Trinidad and Tobago does not share land borders with any country;
  4. Nearest countries to Trinidad and Tobago by sea: Barbados, Venezuela, Guyana and Grenada;
  5. Area of Trinidad and Tobago: 5.128 square kilometers;
  6. Population of Trinidad and Tobago: 1.380,000 inhabitants;
    1. Trinidadian and Tobagonian Population density : 255 inhabitants / square kilometers;
    2. 40% of the population has an African origin (African Diaspora).
  7. Municipalities: Arima, Chaguanas, Point Fortin, Port of Spain, San Fernando;
  8. Corporate regions: Couva-Tabaquite-Talparo, Diego Martín, Penal-Debe, Princes Town, Claro-Mayaro River, San Juan-Laventille, Sangre Grande, Siparia, Tunapuna-Piarco;
  9. The official languages of Trinidad and Tobago are Spanish (since 2020) and English
    1. Spanish is increasingly used.
  10. Abolition of Slavery in Trinidad and Tobago: 1834;
  11. Climate of Trinidad and Tobago: tropical;
  12. Trinidad and Tobago is far from the Atlantic hurricane area;
  13. Main rivers: Ortoire and Caroni;
  14. 1498: discovery by the Spanish (Tierra of the Santísima Trinidad=Land of the Holy Trinity);
  15. 1802: British colonization;
  16. Type of government: Parliamentary Republic;
  17. Official name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago;
  18. Trinidad and Tobago became independent from the United Kingdom in 1962.

Main religion in Trinidad and Tobago: Christianity Protestantism.

  1. Anglicans (40% of the population).

Trinidad and Tobago belongs to the Caribbean Economic Area of the Western Civilization.

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Trinidadian and Tobagonian Economy.

  1. Trinidadian and Tobagonian GDP: 44,654 million dollars;
  2. Trinidad and Tobago has the third highest GDP per capita (measured by purchasing power parity) in America (after the United States and Canada);
  3. World Bank ranking: high-income economy;
  4. GDP per capita of Trinidad and Tobago: 32,530 Dollars;
  5. The main natural resources are: oil, natural gas and bauxite;
  6. Oil and gas represent 40% of the GDP and 80% of exports, but only generate 5% of total employment;
  7. Trinidad and Tobago's main economic activities are: services, tourism, industry (refinery and petrochemical) and agriculture;
  8. The main crops are sugar cane, honey, rum, cocoa, grains, citrus and coffee;
  9. Trinidad and Tobago is an important financial centre of the Caribbean;
  10. Trinidadian and Tobagonian Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD);
  11. Country code top-level domain of Trinidad and Tobago: .tt.

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Trinidadian and Tobagonian Foreign Trade

  1. Main exports of Trinidad and Tobago: sugar, manufactured products and chemicals, molasses, rum, electrical components;
  2. Main export markets of Trinidad and Tobago: France, the United States, Spain, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis;
  3. Main imports of Trinidad and Tobago: oil, machinery, consumer goods, food, building materials, chemicals, electrical components;
  4. Largest providers of Trinidad and Tobago: Russia, Japan, the United States, China and the United Kingdom;
  5. Main port: Port of Spain.

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