EENI Global Business School

Business in the Comoros

Syllabus of the Subject

Foreign Trade and Business in the Comoros - Moroni. Comorian Economy: Vanilla, Cloves, Fishing

  1. Introduction to the Union of the Comoros (East Africa)
  2. Business in Moroni
  3. Comorian Economy
  4. International Trade of the Comoros
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in the Comoros;
    1. Tourism Sector
    2. Agriculture and food industries
    3. Fishing Sector
  6. Transport and Infrastructure
  7. Comorian Investment Promotion Agency
  8. Access to the Comorian Market
  9. Business Plan for the Comoros

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in the Union of the Comoros” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Comorian Economy and Global Trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Comoros
  3. To explore the Comorian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Comorian Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Comorian Market

Global Trade and Business in the Comoros:
International Trade and Business in the Comoros

Students, Doctorate, Master in International Business, Foreign Trade

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

Doctorate: African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Business in East Africa.

Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa

Masters: International Business Africa.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

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

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

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

International Trade and Business in the Comoros

Vanilla: 75% of the Comorian exports.
50% of Comorians live below the international poverty line (USD 1.25 a day).

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

African Economic Integration

Indian Ocean Commission (Comoros, Reunion Island, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles)

Custom Union - Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa COMESA

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-Asia Partnership
  5. Africa-Korea Partnership
  6. Africa-Japan Cooperation
  7. Africa-South America Summit
  8. Africa-BRICS
  9. Africa-Turkey Partnership

Islamic Organizations. Arab League

  1. OIC
    1. Committee for Economic Cooperation
    2. Islamic Chamber of Commerce
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade
    4. Statistical Economic Centre for Islamic Countries
  2. Arab League
  3. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  4. BADEA
  5. Asia-Middle East Dialogue
  6. Summit of South American-Arab Countries
  7. Arab Development Funds
  8. Islamic Development Bank

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. OIF
  2. UN
  3. WB
  4. IMF
  5. ...

Indian-Ocean Rim Association IORA, Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius...

The Union of the Comoros:

  1. Moroni is the capital of the Comoros (47,000)
  2. Comorian population: 889,000 people
  3. Area of the Comoros: 2,236 km²
  4. Comorian official languages: Arabic, French, and Comorian (Swahili influences)
  5. The nearest countries of the Union of the Comoros are Mozambique, Tanzania, Madagascar, and Seychelles
  6. A crime-free nation
  7. Independence of the Comoros from France in 1975

More information: The Comoros (EENI African Business Portal).

Main religion in the Comoros: Islam.

The Comoros belongs to the East African Economic Area.

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Comorian Economy:

  1. The economy of the Union of the Comoros relies mainly on the agricultural sector and has a narrow export base with three export commodities: vanilla, cloves, and ylang-ylang
  2. Vanilla and cloves account for 75% of the Comorian exports
  3. The agriculture contributes 40% to the GDP, employs 80% of the labour force, and provides the largest exports revenues
  4. The Union of the Comoros has an inadequate transport system, a young and quickly increasing the population, and few natural resources
  5. Industrial zone in the Port of Moroni
  6. Comorian GDP growth: 3.6%
  7. Top economic sectors: agriculture (50% of the Comorian GDP), retail, tourism, construction
  8. Telecommunications is a state monopoly
  9. Top trading partners of the Comoros: Turkey, Singapore, India, the EU, and the Emirates
  10. 100% tariff reduction on imports from the members of the COMESA

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