COMESA-US Trade and Investment Agreement (Online Course)

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Syllabus of the eLearning Course (Subject): United States-COMESA Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIF).

  1. Introduction to the COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)-United States Trade and Investment Agreement
  2. Foreign Trade between the United States and the COMESA countries
  3. Contents of the COMESA-United States Agreement
The eLearning Course (Subject) “United States-COMESA Trade and Investment Agreement” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs (Bachelors, Master of Science, Doctorates) taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Online Doctorates: Business in Africa, Foreign Trade and International Marketing
  2. Professional Masters of Science (eLearning): International Business, Foreign Trade, America, Pacific, Africa
  3. Courses: East Africa, International Relations of Africa, United States
  4. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

Students, Online Master in International Business

Languages of study Online Higher Education in English or Study, Master in International Business in French COMESA - États-Unis Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Mercado Común de África Oriental y Austral (COMESA) Online Tertiary Education in Portuguese Mercado Comum da África Oriental e Austral (COMESA)

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Description of the Course / Subject (Higher Education, e-learning): COMESA-US Trade and Investment Framework Agreement.

The objective of the agreement is to improve the cooperation on trade and investment and the economic relationships between the United States and the COMESA markets.

The ten articles of the COMESA-US Trade and Investment Framework Agreement cover topics like:

  1. Relation with the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
  2. Intellectual property rights
  3. Promotion of trade in products (Agriculture products included)
  4. Trade Liberalisation and investment (FDI)
  5. Elimination of non-tariff barriers
  6. Environmental protection
  7. Creation of the Council of Trade and Investment
  8. Taxation
  9. Labour

The COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) countries are Burundi, the Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, the Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Total goods exports (from the US to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa): 8.4 billion USD

  1. Top COMESA Export Markets for the US products: Egypt, Libya, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Djibouti
  2. Main US export products to the COMESA markets: Machinery, Aircraft, Cereals, Vehicles, and Petroleum
  3. Total US foreign direct investment in the COMESA region: 27 billion dollars

Total goods exports (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa to the US): 5.7 billion USD

  1. Main COMESA export countries to the US are Libya, Egypt, Kenya, Mauritius, and Ethiopia
  2. Main COMESA export products are Oil crude, apparel, spices, coffee, and fertilizers

The United States-COMESA Agreement belongs to the African Civilisation and the North American area of the Western Civilisation.

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