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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Zambia. Lusaka.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Zambia (Southern Africa);
  2. Zambian Economy;
  3. Foreign Trade of Zambia
    1. Zambian Customs Excise Act;
    2. Zambia Free Trade Agreements.
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Zambia
    1. Infrastructures;
    2. Energy;
    3. Agriculture;
    4. Tourism.
  5. Case Study:
    1. Zambian mining sector;
    2. Zambeef Company;
    3. Monica Katebe Musonda;
    4. Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ).
  6. Access to the Zambian Market;
  7. Business Plan for Zambia.

The aims of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Zambia” are the following:

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

Monica Katebe Musonda, Zambian businesswoman (Master, Zambia)

Trade and Business in Southern Africa. Online Diploma, Master, Doctorate

Students, Doctorate, Master in International Business, Foreign Trade

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

Doctorate: African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Course: Business in Southern Africa.

Languages: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Zambie Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Zambia Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Zambia.

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Zambia”: 1 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: one week.

Masters and Doctorate in Global Business adapted to the Zambia (Study Master Doctorate, Foreign Trade, International Business) Zambian Students.

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The Republic of Zambia is the largest African copper and cobalt exporter. Zambia is an African Frontier Market.

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Transport and Logistics in Zambia
  1. Trans-African Corridors;
    1. Beira-Lobito Corridor;
    2. Lobito Corridor;
    3. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor;
    4. North-South Corridor;
    5. Central Corridor;
    6. Asia-Africa Corridor.
  2. Nearest ports:
    1. Port of Lobito (Angola) and Port of Luanda (Copper Corridor of Zambia);
    2. Port of Maputo (Mozambique, inland Port of Chipata);
    3. Port of Dar es-Salaam (Tanzania): by Railway;
    4. Port of Durban (South Africa). Distance Port of Durban-Lusaka: 2,165 kilometers;
    5. Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia). Via the Trans-Caprivi Corridor-Katima Mulilo Bridge.

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Zambian Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements:

  1. Zambia and the Southern African Economic Area;
  2. COMESA;
  3. SADC
    1. European Union-SADC Free Trade Agreement.
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement;
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area;
  6. U.S.-Zambia
    1. AGOA (U.S.);
    2. COMESA-United States Agreement.
  7. EU-Zambia
    1. Africa-EU Strategic Partnership;
    2. Generalized System of Preferences (EU-GSP).
  8. Bilateral Trade Agreements with China, Canada, India, and Japan;
  9. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).

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  1. WTO
    1. Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures;
    2. WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade;
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection;
    5. Agreement on Safeguards;
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement.
  2. WCO
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention.
  3. COTIF Convention (Rail);
  4. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC);
  5. Chicago Convention (ICAO);
  6. International Maritime Organization (IMO);
  7. Hamburg Rules (Sea).

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

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African Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. Economic Commission for Africa;
  2. African Union
    1. AU Convention on Combating Corruption;
    2. AUDA-NEPAD.
  3. African Development Bank;
  4. Africa-Asia Partnership;
  5. Africa-India Cooperation;
  6. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa);
  7. Africa-Turkey Partnership;
  8. Afro-Arab Cooperation;
  9. BADEA;
  10. Africa-Korea Partnership;
  11. Africa-Japan Cooperation;
  12. Africa-South America Summit;
  13. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Globalization and International Organizations

Global Economic Organizations:

  1. WB;
  2. WTO;
  3. IMF;
  4. UN
    1. UNCTAD;
    2. ITC;
    3. WIPO.

Zambia is a landlocked African Country.

The Republic of Zambia

  1. Zambian Population: 16.6 million people
  2. Zambia is one of the most highly urbanized countries in the African Continent;
  3. Zambian Area: 752,618 km²;
  4. Capital of Zambia: Lusaka (2 million people, 60% unemployed);
  5. Business in Lusaka, Kitwe and Chipata;
  6. Zambian official language: English. 85 local languages;
  7. Zambia shares borders with eight African Countries: Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

More information about Zambia (EENI African Business Portal).

Main religions in Zambia:

  1. African Traditional Religions;
  2. Christianity (75%), 4.5 million Methodist;
  3. Baha'i faith.

Zambia belongs to the Southern African Economic Area (African Civilization).

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Economic Profile of Zambia.

  1. Zambian gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate: 6.5 (2013), 7.3% (2012), and 6.8% (2011);
  2. Main contributors to the GDP of Zambia: agriculture (12.2%), mining (8%), manufacturing (11.2%), and construction (13.0%);
  3. Zambia is a African frontier market;
  4. Top Zambian sectors: Copper Mining Industry, agriculture, energy, manufacturing, and tourism;
  5. Zambian GDP per capita 377 dollars;
  6. Inflation rate: 7.3%;
  7. Merchandise imports (% of the GDP): 39;
  8. Merchandise exports (% of the GDP): 45;
  9. Copper: 70% of the export earnings of Zambia;
  10. Zambia: 20% of the World's emerald production;
  11. Foreign Direct Investment into Zambia: 4 billion dollars;
  12. Legal System of Zambia: Common Law;
  13. Currency of Zambia: Zambian Kwacha (ZMW) = 100 Ngwee;
  14. Abundance of mineral deposits and water;
  15. High transport costs (Landlocked country).

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

United States-Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

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