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. Doing Business in Harare and Bulawayo
  3. Zimbabwean Economy
  4. Foreign Trade (Import, Export) of Zimbabwe
    1. Customs: Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
  5. 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
  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

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

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Zimbabwe” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational 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

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





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Description (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

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

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)
    1. European Union-SADC Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  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. Namibia-Zimbabwe Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  9. Free Trade Agreement European Union-Eastern and Southern African States (Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zimbabwe)
  10. Bilateral Trade Agreements with China, India, Canada, Malawi, and Japan
  11. United Kingdom-Mauritius-Seychelles-Zimbabwe Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  12. Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP)
  13. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) - Guest Member

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

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

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

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 (EENI African Portal).

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).

International Trade and Business in Zimbabwe

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

Divine Ndhlukula, Zimbabwean Businesswoman (Zimbabwe) SECURICO Security Company

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

Lobito-Beira Corridor (Trans-African Highway 9)

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



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