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Business in the Seychelles, Tourism, Victoria



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Syllabus of the Subject

The Seychelles: one of the less corrupt countries (Africa) Offshore Industries

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Seychelles (East Africa)
  2. Business in Victoria
  3. Economy of the Seychelles
  4. International Trade of the Seychelles
    1. Asia-Africa Corridor
    2. Seychellois Custom Procedures
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in the Seychelles
    1. Fisheries
    2. Offshore Industries
    3. Energy
    4. Agriculture
    5. Tourism
  6. Seychelles Investment Board
  7. Case Study: Seychelles Trading Company
  8. Access to the market

Sample - Foreign Trade and Business in the Seychelles:
International Trade and Business in Seychelles


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

  1. To analyze the Seychellois Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To identify business opportunities in the Seychelles
  3. To explore the Seychellois trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know the Seychellois Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Seychellois companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Seychellois market

African Students (Masters Foreign Trade)

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

Doctorate in African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Business in East Africa.

Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa

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

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Masters adapted to Seychelles, Masters, International Business Trade Seychellois Students.

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

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in the Seychelles”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

International Trade and Business in the Seychelles.

The Seychelles is one of the less corrupt African Countries.

African Economic Integration

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Seychellois Preferential Access and Trade Agreements:

  1. The Seychelles and the East African Economic Area
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  3. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
    1. EU-SADC Agreement
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Agreement
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area
  6. Indian Ocean Commission
  7. Indian-Ocean Rim Association
  8. The U.S.-Seychelles:
    1. AGOA Act
    2. Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (COMESA)
  9. EU-Seychelles
    1. Africa-EU Partnership
    2. Free Trade Agreement EU-Eastern and Southern African States (Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zimbabwe)
  10. Trade Agreement with India
  11. UK-Mauritius-Seychelles-Zimbabwe Agreement

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on Sanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  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

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. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  9. BADEA
  10. China-Africa Cooperation
  11. Africa-India Cooperation
  12. Africa-BRICS
  13. Africa-Turkey Partnership

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. WB
  2. WTO
  3. IMF
  4. UN

The Seychelles is the first African Country by Human Development.

  1. Seychellois Area: 455 km²
  2. Seychellois Capital: Victoria
  3. Seychellois Population: 94,000
  4. Adult literacy rate: 96%
  5. Official Languages of the Republic of Seychelles (Africa): Creole, English, and French
  6. Independence of the Seychelles: 1976 (UK)
  7. Type of Government: Socialist Multi-Party Republic
  8. Civil Law of the Seychelles: based on the French Napoleonic Code. Criminal law: based on the British laws
  9. Nearest countries to the Seychelles: Mozambique, the Comoros, and Mauritius

Religion: 86% of Seychellois are Catholics.

The Seychelles belongs to the Eastern African Economic Area.

More information about the Seychelles (EENI African Business Portal).

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

  1. Seychellois GDP growth: 3.5%
  2. Tertiary sector: 71% of the GDP
  3. Inflation in the Seychelles: 4.4%
  4. Top Seychellois sectors: tourism (29% of the GDP), construction, private consumption, financial and insurance services, and information and communication technology
  5. Top agricultural products in the Seychelles: copra, cinnamon bark, and tea
  6. The Seychellois Natural resources: fish, coconut, cinnamon, Petrol, and gas
  7. Top Seychellois exports: canned tuna, fish, frozen prawns, cinnamon bark, medical appliances, and metals
  8. Top Seychellois trading partners: France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the UK, the U.S., the EU, and the COMESA countries
  9. Currency of the Seychelles: Seychelles Rupee (SCR)
  10. Special Investment Zones in the Seychelles

Seychelles Customs


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