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Foreign Trade - Master / Doctorate



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Module: “Foreign Trade”: customs, Incoterms, documentary credits - Master / Doctorate in International Business

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

The Module “Foreign Trade” is part of the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

  1. Master in International Business.
  2. Master in Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Doctorate in World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online


Foreign Trade (Doctorate, Master): customs, Incoterms® 2020, documentary credits...

African Students (Masters, Courses, Foreign Trade, Business)


The objective of the module “Foreign Trade” (25 ECTS) is to provide all the knowledge, tools, and techniques necessary to manage all the technical aspects related to foreign trade of an exporting company: Incoterms® 2020, customs, documents, letters of credits, international finance, and contracts.

The specific objectives of the module two “International Trade” of the Master / Doctorate in International Business are to understand

  1. The different types of documents used in International Trade, which documents usually require the customs, the requirements for the various documents and how to fill in these documents correctly
  2. The responsibilities of the exporter and the importer under the Incoterms and how the Incoterms® 2020 are used in International Trade transactions
  3. The role and functioning of Customs and the customs agent
    1. To become familiar with the import procedures
    2. The different customs procedures and the methods of classification of products
    3. To learn how to complete the customs documents
    4. To know how to identify the non-tariff measures (technical and non-technical)
    5. To understand the role of the WCO and the WTO
  4. The various methods of payment used in International Trade and outlining their differences, advantages, and disadvantages both for the importer and the exporter.
    1. What the Documentary collections are and how they work
    2. Export and import collections will be analyzed
    3. Importance of the Documentary Credits (letters of credit) in International Trade
    4. How the Documentary Credit works and the obligations of the involved parties
  5. The various methods of finance both for exports and imports.
    1. Fundamentals of the Foreign Exchange Market
    2. The different types of bonds and guarantees and how they operate
    3. The various methods of managing the foreign exchange and the country risk
    4. The forward exchange contracts and the currency options will be examined in greater detail
    5. Forfeiting, Factoring, and Invoice Discounting will be analyzed
    6. The different types of international bonds and guarantees and how they operate
  6. The pillars of the international contracts as they are used in International Trade transactions
  7. The key concepts related to the trade in services: modes of supply, most-favoured-nation, liberalization, market access..
  8. How to identify and distinguish the non-tariff measures (technical and non-technical) in Foreign Trade
  9. The key concepts of the Trade Facilitation Programs

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

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Master in International Business: Globalization, Foreign Trade, Transportation, Global Marketing, Adaptation to the country of the student (Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe), World Economic Areas, Thesis, Career Opportunities.

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