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Business in Zambia, Lusaka

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Zambia. Lusaka (Course, Master).

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Zambia (Southern Africa)
  2. Doing Business in Lusaka, Kitwe, and Chipata
  3. Zambian Economy
  4. Foreign Trade of Zambia
    1. Zambian Customs Excise Act
    2. Zambia Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Zambia
    1. Infrastructures
    2. Energy
    3. Agriculture
    4. Tourism
  6. Case Study:
    1. Zambian mining sector
    2. Zambeef Company
    3. Monica Katebe Musonda
    4. Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ)
  7. Access to the Zambian Market
  8. Business Plan for Zambia
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 Growth 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 kilometres
    5. Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia). Via the Trans-Caprivi Corridor-Katima Mulilo Bridge

Zambian Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements

  1. Zambia 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. US-Zambia
    1. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
    2. COMESA-United States Agreement
  7. EU-Zambia
    1. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou Agreement)
    2. Generalised System of Preferences (EU-GSP)
  8. Bilateral Trade Agreements with China, Canada, India, and Japan
  9. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region

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

  1. To analyse the Zambian economy and foreign 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

EENI Global Business School & University, Masters

The Subject “Doing Business in Zambiabelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, Global Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Business in Southern Africa

Students, Online Master in International Business

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Zambie Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Zambia Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Zambia

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

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted to the Zambia (Study Master Doctorate Business) Zambian Students.

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Description of the Subject: Doing Business in Zambia.

Zambia is a landlocked African Country.

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

Monica Katebe Musonda Zambian Businesswoman (Course Master)

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

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

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 Civilisation).

Zambian mining sector:
Zambia's mining sector

Economic Profile of Zambia.

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

  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 (FDI) 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 costs of transport (Landlocked country)

Zambia is a member of:

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  2. African Union (AU)
  3. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  4. African Development Bank
  5. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  6. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  7. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  8. Forum India-Zambia
  9. Forum China-Zambia
  10. United Nations (UN)
  11. World Bank (WB)
  12. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  13. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  14. World Custom Organisation

Samples - Business in Zambia

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

Lobito-Beira Corridor (Trans-African Highway 9)

COMESA-United States Free Trade Agreement (Course)

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement (Master Africa)

Central Corridor (Tanzania, DR Congo)



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