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Business in South Sudan. Juba, Oil (60% of GDP)

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Syllabus of the Subject

South Sudanese Agriculture, Oil sector, Infrastructures (Foreign Trade)

  1. Introduction to the Republic of South Sudan (East Africa)
  2. Business in Juba
  3. Economy of South Sudan
    1. South Sudanese Agriculture Sector
  4. International Trade of South Sudan
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in South Sudan
    1. Agribusiness
    2. Infrastructure
    3. Tourism and Hospitality
    4. South Sudanese Mining
    5. Petroleum (Oil)
  6. South Sudan Investment Authority
  7. Access to the South Sudanese market
  8. Business Plan for South Sudan

International Trade and Business in South Sudan:
International Trade and Business in South Sudan

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in South Sudan” are the following:

  1. To analyze the South Sudanese Economy and Global Trade
  2. To identify business opportunities in South Sudan
  3. To explore the South Sudanese trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know the South Sudanese Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the South Sudanese market

African Student, Master International Business

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

Doctorate in African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Master in Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Business in East Africa.

Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English (Study Doctorate in International Business in French Soudan du Sud Master Course: Portuguese Sudão do Sul Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Sudán del Sur).

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

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

International Trade and Business in South Sudan.

The Republic of South Sudan: The newest country in the World (Independence from Sudan in 2011).

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

Transport in South Sudan
  1. The Northern Corridor links with South Sudan
  2. Access to the Port of Mombasa

African Northern Corridor (Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, and Uganda)

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

South Sudanese Preferential Access and Trade Agreements:

  1. South Sudan and the East African Economic Area
  2. IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development)
  3. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  4. East African Community (EAC)
  5. Nile Basin Initiative
  6. Conference on the Great Lakes
  7. United States - AGOA
  8. GSP “Everything But Arms” agreement

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

  1. WTO (in process of accession)
  2. Is not a member of the
    1. BIC (Containers)
    2. Chicago Convention (ICAO)
    3. International Maritime Organization
    4. WCO
      1. Kyoto Convention

South Sudan is a member of:

  1. African Union
    1. AU Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption (not signed)
  2. UN
  3. UNCTAD - Not-member
  4. Africa-South America Summit
  5. Negotiations with the Commonwealth of Nations, IMF, WB, WTO

  1. The Republic of South Sudan is the newest country in the Word (2011)
  2. South Sudan has normalized the relations with Sudan
  3. South Sudan is a Landlocked country
  4. Borders of South Sudan: The Central African Republic, the DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Sudan
  5. South Sudanese Population: 12.2 million.
    1. 72% of the South Sudanese population under thirty years
  6. Area of South Sudan: 644,329 km²
  7. Capital of South Sudan: Juba (250,000 inhabitants)
  8. South Sudanese official language: English
  9. Local languages: Bari, Dinka, and Murle
  10. Independence of South Sudan from Sudan in 2011

More information about South Sudan (EENI African Business Portal).

Religions in Sudan

  1. Christianity (60% of the population)
  2. African Traditional Religions

Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

South Sudan belongs to the East African Economic Area.

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

 South Sudanese Oil sector: 60% of the GDP.

  1. Political instability in South Sudan
  2. Top South Sudanese sector: agriculture (80% of the employment)
  3. South Sudanese petrol sector: 70% of the Government revenues, 60% of the GDP (direct exports)
  4. Opportunities related to the Nile River: energy production and fishing industry
  5. Business Opportunities: petroleum (oil), agriculture, mining, infrastructure, and energy
  6. Kenya is a key player in South Sudan
  7. The Port of Mombasa (Kenya) is the main Import/Export port of South Sudan
  8. Top South Sudanese export products: petroleum and natural resources
  9. Top South Sudanese trading partners: China, Japan, the U.S., Uganda, and Kenya
  10. Currency: South Sudanese Pound (SSP)
  11. Internet code (ISO): ss

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