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Business in Eswatini Mbabane, Liswati Economy

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Syllabus of the Subject

Eswatini (Swaziland): African Kingdom, mining (gold, diamonds) Lobamba

  1. Introduction to the Kingdom of Eswatini (Southern Africa)
  2. Business in Mbabane and Lobamba
  3. Liswati (Swazi) Economy
  4. Swazi International Trade
    1. Swazi Trade Agreements
    2. Eswatini's Customs: Swaziland Revenue Authority
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Eswatini
    1. Mining
    2. Tourism
    3. Manufacturing
    4. Swazi Agribusiness
  6. Set-up a business in Eswatini
  7. Case Study: Swazi Companies
    1. Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation Limited
    2. Tibiyo Taka Ngwane - one of the top players in Eswatini
  8. Access to the Swazi Market
  9. Business Plan for Eswatini

Sample - Tibiyo Taka Ngwane
Tibiyo Taka Ngwane Swaziland

The purposes of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Kingdom of Eswatini” are the following:

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

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Eswatini” 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, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Course: Business in Southern Africa.

Foreign Trade and Business in Southern Africa. Online Diploma, Master, Doctorate

Masters adapted to Eswatini, Masters, International Business Trade Swazi Students.

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

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

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

International Trade and Business in Eswatini.

The Kingdom of Eswatini is a small African Kingdom based on mining (Diamond, coal, gold).

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

African Economic Integration

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Trade Agreements and preferential access of Eswatini:

  1. Eswatini and the Southern 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. Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
    1. India-SACU Agreement
    2. EFTA-SACU Agreement
    3. UK-SACU and Mozambique Economic Partnership Agreement
    4. MERCOSUR-SACU Preferential Trade Agreement
  7. EU-Eswatini
    1. Africa-EU Partnership
    2. EU-GSP
  8. The U.S.-Eswatini
    1. AGOA (U.S.)
    2. COMESA-U.S. Agreement
  9. Arab Bank for Africa (BADEA)

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
    2. GATS
    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. IMO - not a member

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

  1. Economic Commission for Africa
  2. African Union
    1. AU Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption (not signed)
    3. Africa Agriculture Development Programme
  3. African Development Bank
  4. Africa-Asia Partnership
  5. Africa-India Cooperation
  6. Africa-BRICS
  7. Africa-Turkey Partnership
  8. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  9. BADEA
  10. Africa-Korea Partnership
  11. Africa-Japan Cooperation
  12. Africa-South America Summit
  13. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. UN
  2. WB
  3. WTO
  4. IMF
  5. World Custom Organization
  6. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
  7. Commonwealth of Nations
  8. African, Caribbean and Pacific Group (ACP) countries

Eswatini is a landlocked African Country.

  1. Borders of Eswatini: South Africa and Mozambique
  2. Population of Eswatini (Africa): 1.4 million inhabitants
    1. Bantu
  3. Capital of Eswatini: Mbabane (administrative, 94,874) and Lobamba (legislative)
  4. Area of Eswatini: 17,363 km²
  5. Languages of Eswatini: English and siSwati
  6. Independence of Eswatini from the UK in 1968
  7. Currency of Eswatini: Lilangeni (SZL)

More information about Eswatini (EENI African Business Portal).

Main Religions in Eswatini:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity (83% of the Swazi population)

Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Eswatini belongs to the Southern African Economic Area.

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Liswati (Swazi) Economy. Economic profile of Eswatini.

  1. Eswatini is a free market Economy
  2. Low cost of doing business
  3. Swazi GDP per Capita: 3,565 dollars
  4. GDP growth rate of Eswatini: 3.5%
  5. Growth of the transport, storage, and communications sector: 19.3%
  6. Swazi inflation rate: 4.3%
  7. Key sectors of the Liswati (Swazi) Economy: mining (diamond, coal, kaolin, quarried stones, gold), tourism, manufacturing (Motor Car Assembly), and agribusiness (agriculture, horticulture, forestry)
  8. The European Union and South Africa represent 70% of the total exports of Eswatini

International Trade and Business in Eswatini:
Foreign trade and Business in Eswatini

Nearest ports. The main import and export ports of Eswatini (landlocked country) are:

  1. Port of Durban (South Africa).
    1. Distance Port of Durban-Mbabane: 537 kilometers
  2. Port of Maputo (Mozambique).
    1. Distance: 80 kilometers

Exporting from Swaziland

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