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Business in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Kingstown



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Syllabus of the Subject

Saint Vincentian Foreign Trade, Business in Kingstown (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)

  1. Introduction to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  2. Business in Kingstown
  3. Saint Vincentian Economy
  4. Saint Vincentian Foreign Trade
  5. Business Opportunities in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  6. Access to the Saint Vincentian Market
  7. Business Plan for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The objectives of the subject «Doing Business in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines» are the following:

  1. To analyze the Saint Vincentian Economy and Global Trade
  2. To explore the Business Opportunities in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  3. To analyze the trade relations of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with the student's country
  4. To know the Trade Agreements of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  5. To develop a business plan for the Saint Vincentian Market

E-learning Courses, Diplomas (Global Business, Foreign Trade)

The Subject «Foreign Trade and Business in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines» belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Doctorate: World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Languages Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English (Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish San Vicente y las Granadinas Study Doctorate in International Business in French Saint-Vincent-et-les-Grenadines Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese São Vicente e Granadinas).

Masters adapted for Caribbean students.

Foreign Trade and Business in the Caribbean (CARICOM) and Cuba

International Trade and Business in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Preferential Access and Trade Agreements of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:

  1. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Caribbean Economic Area
  2. CARICOM
    1. CARICOM-Dominican Republic Agreement
    2. Costa Rica-CARICOM Agreement (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
    3. CARIFORUM-EU Agreement
    4. Colombia-CARICOM Agreement (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
    5. UK-CARIFORUM Free Trade and Economic Integration Agreement
  3. Association of Caribbean States
  4. Caribbean Basin Initiative
    1. The U.S.-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act
  5. Caribbean-Canada Trade Agreement
  6. Organization of Eastern Caribbean States
  7. ALBA
    1. Energy supply agreement with Venezuela (PetroCaribbean)

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. BIC (Containers)
  3. Chicago Convention (ICAO)
  4. International Maritime Organization
  5. Hamburg Rules
  6. Is not a member of the WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention

Latin American Economic Integration

  1. OAS
  2. CELAC
    1. EU-CELAC Summit
  3. ECLAC

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. WTO
  2. IMF
  3. UN
    1. UNCTAD
    2. ITC
    3. WIPO
  4. WB
  5. Commonwealth
  6. ...

  1. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is made up of:
    1. The island of Saint Vincent
    2. The Grenadines Archipelago (66% of the northern part)
  2. Saint Vincentian capital: Kingstown (island of San Vicente)
  3. Parishes of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Charlotte, Saint Andrew, Saint David, Saint George, Saint Patrick and the Grenadines
  4. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines does not share land borders with any country
  5. Nearest countries to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines by sea: Grenada, Saint Lucia and Venezuela
  6. Area of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: 387 km²
  7. Population of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: 110,000 inhabitants
    1. Saint Vincentian Population density: 283 inhabitants / km²
    2. 66% of the population has an African origin
  8. Official language of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: English (Vincentian Creole)
  9. Abolition of Slavery in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: 1834
  10. Climate of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: tropical
  11. 1498: discovery by the Spanish (Grenadines derivates from the city of Granada, Spain)
  12. 1719: French colonization
  13. 1779: British colonization
  14. Type of government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy (Queen Elizabeth II, Commonwealth)
  15. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines became independent from the UK in 1979

Main religion in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Christianity (Protestantism).

Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines belongs to the Caribbean Economic Area.

Foreign Trade and Business in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean


Saint Vincentian Economy.

  1. High risk of natural disasters (tropical storms)
  2. Saint Vincentian GDP (PPP): 1,243 million dollars
  3. GDP per capita of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (PPP): 11,291 Dollars
  4. World Bank Classification: Lower Middle Income Economy
  5. Agriculture is the main economic activity of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  6. Important export of bananas (50% of exports)
  7. World leading producer of arrowroot
  8. Tourism is an emerging sector
  9. Construction boom and off-shore banking
  10. Main industries: food processing, furniture manufacturing, textiles, cement production and starch production
  11. Currency Saint Vincentian: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
  12. Country code top-level domain of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: .vc
  13. Argyle International Airport
  14. It drives on the left

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Saint Vincentian Foreign Trade

  1. Main Exports of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are bananas, maranta, tennis rackets
  2. Main export markets of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: the U.S., the UK, France, Italy, Greece, China, India, Poland, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda
  3. Main imports of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: food, machinery, chemicals, fertilizers, minerals and fuels
  4. Largest providers of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: the U.S., Trinidad and Tobago, Singapore, the UK, countries of the CARICOM, China, Italy, Turkey, France, Romania

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