Doing Business in Zimbabwe
EENI - Business School.
Subject (Course): International Trade and Business in Zimbabwe. Harare.
- Introduction to the Republic of Zimbabwe (Southern Africa).
- Doing Business in Harare
- Zimbabwean Economy
- Foreign Trade of Zimbabwe
- Customs: Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
- Business and Investment Opportunities in Zimbabwe
- Water and sanitation
- Information and Communication Technology
- Finance and insurance
- Case Study: Zimbabwean businesspeople
- Divine Ndhlukula
- Sifiso Dabengwa
- Strive Masiyiwa
- Makomo Resources
- History of Zimbabwe
- Access to the Zimbabwean Market
- Business Plan for Zimbabwe
Objectives of the subject “Doing Business in the Republic of Zimbabwe”:
- To analyse the Zimbabwean economy and foreign trade
- To evaluate business opportunities in the Republic of Zimbabwe
- To explore Zimbabwe's trade relations with the student's country
- To know Zimbabwe's Free Trade Agreements
- To examine the profile of Zimbabwean businesspeople
- To develop a business plan for the Zimbabwean Market
Sample of the subject - Doing Business in Zimbabwe:
Subject Description (Doing Business in Zimbabwe).
The Republic of Zimbabwe: landlocked country with huge mineral resources (copper, nickel, gold)
- Borders of Zimbabwe: Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, and Botswana
- Zimbabwean Population: 12 millions of people
- Area: 390,580 square kilometres
- The official language of Zimbabwe: English.
- Local Languages: Shona
- The capital of Zimbabwe: Harare.
- The main cities: Bulawayo, Mutare-Masvingo, and Gweru
The main religion in Zimbabwe: Christianity (75% of the Zimbabweans).
Zimbabwe belongs to the Southern African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.
Economic Profile of Zimbabwe:
- Zimbabwean GDP growth: 5,6 %
- The inflation: 3.9%
- Zimbabwean Currency: Dollar and ZAR (Rand)
- Top export products: platinum, cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, and clothing
- Top imports products: machinery, transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels, and food products
- The largest export markets: the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Botswana, and China
- Main import countries: South Africa and China
- Natural resources: Coal, chromium, asbestos, gold, nickel, platinum, and diamonds
- The main Zimbabwean economic sector: mining industry (copper, nickel, gold)
The nearest ports:
- Port of Durban (South
Africa). Distance Port of Durban-Harare: 1.674 kilometres
- Port of Maputo (Mozambique)
- Access to Port of Lobito (Angola)
- Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia).
Via Trans-Caprivi Corridor Livingstone
- Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
- Beira-Lobito Corridor
- North-South Corridor
Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and Preferential Access of Zimbabwe.
- Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
- Southern African Development Community (SADC)
- COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite
- COMESA-US Trade Agreement
- Zimbabwe is not eligible for AGOA
- Cotonou Agreement
- Bilateral Trade Agreements with China, India, Canada, Malawi,and Japan.
Zimbabwe is a member of:
- Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
- African Union (AU)
- New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
- African Development Bank
- Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
- Forum India-Africa-Zimbabwe
- Forum China-Africa-Zimbabwe
- World Trade Organisation
- International Monetary Fund (IMF)
- World Custom Organisation
- World Bank (WB),