EENI Global Business School
Business in Zimbabwe, Harare

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Zimbabwe. Harare

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Zimbabwe (Southern Africa)
  2. Zimbabwean Economy
  3. Foreign Trade (Import, Export) of Zimbabwe
    1. Customs: Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Zimbabwe
    1. Agriculture
    2. Manufacturing
    3. Mining
    4. Tourism
    5. Energy
    6. Water and Sanitation
    7. Information and Communication Technology
    8. Finance and insurance
    9. Services
  5. Doing Business in Harare and Bulawayo
  6. Case Study: Makomo Resources
  7. Access to the Zimbabwean Market
  8. Business Plan for Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean businesspeople
  1. Divine Ndhlukula
  2. Sifiso Dabengwa
  3. Strive Masiyiwa

The objectives of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Zimbabwe” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Zimbabwean Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Zimbabwe
  3. To explore the Zimbabwean trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Zimbabwean Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Zimbabwean Businesspeople
  6. To develop a business plan for Zimbabwean Market
The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Zimbabwebelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  2. Course: Business in Southern Africa
  3. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates, Business)

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Zimbabwe Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Zimbabue Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Zimbabue.

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

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to the Zimbabwe, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Zimbabwean students

Sample of the Subject - Doing Business in Zimbabwe:
Strive Masiyiwa. Zimbabwean Businessman (Master, Zimbabwe) Econet Wireless Group





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Description of the Subject (Doing Business in Zimbabwe).

The Republic of Zimbabwe: a landlocked country with huge mineral resources (copper, nickel, gold)

Transport and Logistics in Zimbabwe
  1. Nearest Ports to Zimbabwe
    1. Port of Durban (South Africa). Distance (Port of Durban-Harare): 1.674 kilometres
    2. Port of Maputo (Mozambique)
    3. Access to the Port of Lobito (Angola)
    4. Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia). Via Trans-Caprivi Corridor Livingstone
  2. Trans-African corridors:
    1. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
    2. Beira-Lobito Corridor
    3. North-South Corridor
    4. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and Preferential Access of Zimbabwe

  1. Zimbabwe and the Southern African Economic Area
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
    1. COMESA-U.S. Trade Agreement
  3. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  6. Zimbabwe is not eligible for the AGOA
  7. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou Agreement)
  8. Bilateral Trade Agreements with China, India, Canada, Malawi, and Japan
  9. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) - Guest Member

Trade Facilitation Programs

  1. World Trade Organisation (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 Organisation (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)
  3. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC)
  4. International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO, Chicago Convention)
  5. International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
    1. International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC)
    2. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention)
  6. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC, UN) - not a member
  7. Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM / IATA)

International Trade and Business in Zimbabwe

African Trade and Economic Organisations

  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. African Development Bank (AfDB)
  4. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP)
  5. Africa-Turkey Partnership
  6. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  7. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  8. Africa-Korea Partnership
  9. Africa-Japan Cooperation (TICAD)
  10. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  11. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
  12. Africa-India Framework for Cooperation
  13. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)

Global Economic Organisations

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

The Republic of Zimbabwe

  1. Borders of Zimbabwe: Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, and Botswana
  2. Zimbabwean Population: 16.1 million people
    1. Bantu
  3. Zimbabwean Area: 390,580 square kilometres
  4. Official language of Zimbabwe: English
  5. Local Languages of Zimbabwe: Shona and Ndebele
  6. Capital of Zimbabwe: Harare
  7. Main cities of Zimbabwe: Bulawayo, Mutare-Masvingo, and Gweru
  8. Independence of Zimbabwe from the United Kingdom: 1965

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

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Religions in Zimbabwe:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity (75% of Zimbabweans)

Zimbabwe belongs to the Southern African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Sifiso Dabengwa. Zimbabwean Businessman (Master, Zimbabwe) Director of MTN Group (largest African telecom)

Economic Profile of Zimbabwe:

  1. Zimbabwean GDP growth: 5.6%
  2. Inflation: 3.9%
  3. Zimbabwean Currency: Dollar and ZAR (Rand)
  4. Top Zimbabwean export products: platinum, cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, and clothing
  5. Top Zimbabwean imports products: machinery, transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels, and food products
  6. Largest Export Markets of Zimbabwe: The Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Botswana, and China
  7. Main import countries of Zimbabwe: South Africa and China
  8. Zimbabwean Natural resources: Coal, chromium, asbestos, gold, nickel, platinum, and diamonds
  9. Main Zimbabwean economic sector: mining industry (copper, nickel, gold)

Customs Clearance Procedures in Zimbabwe

Samples - Business in Zimbabwe

Divine Ndhlukula, Zimbabwean Businesswoman (Zimbabwe) SECURICO Security Company

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Rwanda, the Seychelles, Sudan, Eswatini (Swaziland), Uganda, Zambia...

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

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

Lobito-Beira Corridor (Trans-African Highway 9)

North-South African Transport Corridor, Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania

Cairo-Gaborone Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe



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