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Business in Libya. Tripoli. Libyan Economy



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Syllabus of the Subject

Libya (Foreign Trade): largest proven African petroleum reserves. Gas

  1. Introduction to the State of Libya (Maghreb)
  2. Libyan Economy
  3. International Trade of Libya
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Libya
    1. General Board of Privatization and Investment
  5. Case Study:
    1. Libyan Oil sector
    2. Libyan Free Trade Zones
  6. Access to the Libyan Market

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in the State of Libya” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Libyan Economy and Global Trade
  2. To identify business opportunities in the State of Libya
  3. To explore the Libyan trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know the Libyan Trade Agreements

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

Trans-African Corridors
  1. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
  2. Cairo-Dakar corridor

Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Angola, Chad, Cameroon...

Online Student Master in International Business

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

Doctorate: African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Course: Business in the Maghreb.

Foreign Trade and Business in the Maghreb

Masters adapted to Libyan Students.

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Doctorate in International Business in French Libye Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Libia Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Libia.

Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Libya”: 1 ECTS Credits

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

International Trade and Business in Libya.

Libya: The largest proven Africa's petroleum reserve.

African Economic Integration

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO (in process of accession)
  2. WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention
  3. BIC (Containers)
  4. Chicago Convention (ICAO)
  5. International Maritime Organization
    1. Istanbul Convention - not a member
  6. Customs Convention on Containers - not a member

Islamic Organizations. Arab League

  1. Economic Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
  2. Arab League
  3. OIC
    1. Committee for Economic Cooperation
    2. Islamic Chamber of Commerce
    3. Economic Centre for Islamic Countries
  4. Asia - Middle East Dialogue
  5. Summit of South America-Arab Countries
  6. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  7. Arab Bank for Africa (BADEA)
  8. Arab Development Funds

African Institutions (AU, AFDB, AUDA-NEPAD, UNECA)

  1. Economic Commission for Africa
  2. African Union
    1. AU Convention on Combating Corruption
    2. AUDA-NEPAD
  3. African Development Bank
  4. Africa-Turkey Partnership
  5. Africa-Asia Partnership
  6. China-Africa Cooperation
  7. Africa-India Cooperation
  8. Africa-BRICS
  9. Africa-South America Summit

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. OPEC
  2. WCO
  3. UN
  4. WB
  5. WTO
  6. IMF

The State of Libya.

Due to the complexity of the political situation in Syria; it is discouraged to travel to Syria. Business opportunities are small outside the energy sector.

  1. Capital of Libya: Tripoli (1.1 million people)
  2. Second city: Benghazi (Cyrenaica region)
  3. Largest Libyan cities: Tripoli, Benghazi, Misrata, El-Beida, Al Khums, Zawiya
  4. Neighbor countries: Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, and Tunisia
  5. Area of Libya: 1.8 million km² (the fourth-largest African Country)
  6. Libyan Population: 6.2 million people
  7. Libyan Mediterranean coast: 2,000 kilometers
  8. Political: towards a Democratic transition
  9. Recent Libyan Civil War
  10. Volatile political environment
  11. Libyan official language: Arabic and Tamazight

More information about Libya (EENI African Business Portal).

Religion in Libya:

  1. Islam (97%)
  2. The main branch: Sunni
  3. School of Fiqh: Fiqh-al-Maliki

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas

Libya belongs to the Maghrebian Economic Area (Islamic Civilization and African Civilization).

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Economy of the State of Libya:

  1. Economic recovery in 2012
  2. Real Libyan GDP growth: 4.3
  3. The main economic resources are petrol and gas (95% of the Libyan Government revenues/50% of the GDP)
  4. Libyan inflation: 7.5%
  5. Currency of Libya: Libyan Dinar
  6. Great Manmade River Project
  7. Zwara and Mesratha Free Trade Zones
  8. Tripoli International Fair

International Trade and Business in Libya:
International Trade and Business in Libya

Nearest foreign ports:

  1. Maghrebian Ports
  2. Port Said
  3. Tunisian Ports

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