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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Uganda - Kampala.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Uganda (East Africa);
  2. Ugandan Economy
    1. Ugandan Floriculture Sector;
    2. Ugandan information and communications technology sector.
  3. International Trade of Uganda;
  4. Case Study:
    1. Ugandan flower exporters association;
    2. Rosebud Ltd;
    3. Madhvani Mehta;
    4. AYA;
    5. BIDCO Petroleum Refineries.
  5. Business Opportunities in agribusiness sector: fish, fruits, and vegetables;
  6. Invest in Uganda;
  7. Access to the Ugandan Market;
  8. Business Plan for Uganda.

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in the Republic of Uganda” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Ugandan Economy and Global Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Uganda;
  3. To explore the Ugandan trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Ugandan Trade Agreements;
  5. To examine the profile of Ugandan Companies;
  6. To develop a business plan for the Ugandan Market.

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The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Uganda” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate (DIB): African Business, World Trade.

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Masters (MIB): Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

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Diploma: Business in East Africa.

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  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Uganda”: 2 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: two weeks.

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Uganda is one of African fastest-growing frontier markets. Open to the foreign investment (FDI).

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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)
    1. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention) - not a member.
  6. Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules, UN);
  7. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC, UN) - not a member.

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African Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA);
  2. African Union (AU)
    1. African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption;
    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. Africa-Korea Partnership;
  9. Africa-Japan Cooperation (TICAD);
  10. Africa-South America Summit (ASA);
  11. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

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Islamic Organizations:

  1. Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OCI)
    1. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI);
    2. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT);
    3. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC).
  2. Islamic Development Bank (IsDB);
  3. Afro-Arab Cooperation;
  4. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA).

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Global Organizations:

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

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The Republic of Uganda

  1. Uganda enjoys a strategic location in East Africa, placed in the African geographical centre;
  2. Uganda shares borders with South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo;
  3. Ugandan main languages are English and Swahili;
  4. Ugandan Population: 42 million people
    1. Bantu.
  5. Area of Uganda: 236,040 square kilometers;
  6. Capital of Uganda: Kampala (Nansana, Kira, Makindye-Ssabagabo, Mukono);
  7. The largest Ugandan cities of Uganda are Kampala, Mbarara and Gulu;
  8. Government type: Presidential Republic;
  9. Ugandan independence (United Kingdom): October 1962.

More information about Uganda (EENI African Business Portal).

Religion in Uganda:

  1. African Traditional Religions;
  2. Christians (84%)
    1. Catholic (15 million - 42%);
    2. Protestants;
    3. Anglican Church of Uganda (35.9%).
  3. Islam (12%, Sunni Muslim).

Uganda belongs to the East African Economic Area (African Civilization).

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Ugandan Enterprises

Ugandan Economy

  1. The Republic of Uganda is one of the fastest growing economies in Africa;
  2. Uganda is a frontier market in Africa;
  3. Uganda is the African second largest coffee producer;
  4. Multinational companies and international Organizations are being established in Uganda to access to the Ugandan and regional markets.

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Information and communications technology in Uganda.

  1. The Ugandan Information and communication technologies (ICT) is a dynamic and vibrant sector; ICT has registered double-digit growth since 2000 and grew by 33%;
  2. The Foreign direct investment flows have been very unyielding; the ICT sector attracted more than 73 million dollars;
  3. Direct employment stands at 6,000 people, while more than 350,000 people are employed indirectly;
  4. The dynamism of the sector is the result of a good legal and regulatory framework for the ICT in Uganda, a stable economic environment and economic reforms implemented since early 1990;
  5. The telecommunications sub-sector, previously dominated by a single national operator, has been liberalized gradually over the past decade.

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International Trade of Uganda.

  1. The main export products of the Republic of Uganda are coffee (second leading producer in Africa, 15% of the total exports), tea, and tobacco;
  2. The main exports of non-traditional products are apparel, hides, skins, vanilla, vegetables, fruits, cut flowers, and fish.

They are important foreign direct investment opportunities in the agricultural sector, mainly in:

  1. Fish;
  2. Coffee;
  3. Flowers;
  4. Fruits and Vegetables;
  5. Forestry.

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