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Business in Zimbabwe, Harare, Gold, Copper

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Syllabus of the Subject

Zimbabwe: landlocked country, mining, Bulawayo. Zimbabwean Foreign Trade

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Zimbabwe (Southern Africa)
  2. Business in Harare and Bulawayo
  3. Zimbabwean Economy
  4. Foreign Trade of Zimbabwe
    1. Customs: Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Zimbabwe
    1. Agriculture
    2. Manufacturing
    3. Mining
    4. Tourism
    5. Energy
    6. Water and Sanitation
    7. Information and Communication Technology
    8. Finance and insurance
    9. Services
  6. Case Study: Makomo Resources
  7. Access to the Zimbabwean Market
  8. Business Plan for Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean businesspeople
  1. Divine Ndhlukula
  2. Sifiso Dabengwa
  3. Strive Masiyiwa

Sifiso Dabengwa. Zimbabwean Businessman (Zimbabwe) Director of MTN Group (largest African telecom)

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

  1. To analyze the Zimbabwean Economy and Global Trade
  2. To identify business opportunities in Zimbabwe
  3. To explore the Zimbabwean trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know the Zimbabwean Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Zimbabwean Businesspeople
  6. To develop a business plan for Zimbabwean Market

African Students (Masters Foreign Trade)

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

Doctorate in African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Course: Business in Southern Africa.

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

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

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Masters adapted to Zimbabwe, Masters, International Business Trade Zimbabwean students.

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

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Zimbabwe”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

International Trade and Business in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: a landlocked country with huge mineral resources (copper, nickel, gold).

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

Transport in Zimbabwe
  1. Nearest Ports to Zimbabwe
    1. Port of Durban (South Africa). Distance (Port of Durban-Harare): 1.674 kilometers
    2. Port of Maputo (Mozambique)
    3. Access to the Port of Lobito (Angola)
    4. Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia). Via Trans-Caprivi Corridor Livingstone
  2. Trans-African Corridors:
    1. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
    2. Beira-Lobito Corridor
    3. North-South Corridor
    4. Asia-Africa Corridor

North-South African Transport Corridor, Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania

African Economic Integration

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Trade Agreements and preferential access of Zimbabwe

  1. Zimbabwe and the Southern African Economic Area
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
    1. COMESA-U.S. Agreement
  3. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
    1. EU-SADC Agreement
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Agreement
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area
  6. Zimbabwe is not eligible for the AGOA
  7. Africa-EU Partnership
  8. Namibia-Zimbabwe Agreement
  9. Free Trade Agreement EU-Eastern and Southern African States (Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zimbabwe)
  10. Bilateral Trade Agreements with China, India, Canada, Malawi, and Japan
  11. UK-Mauritius-Seychelles-Zimbabwe Agreement
  12. Global System of Trade Preferences
  13. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) - Guest Member

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
    1. Convention for Safe Containers
    2. Istanbul Convention
  6. Customs Convention on Containers - not a member
  7. Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM / IATA)

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

  1. Economic Commission for Africa
  2. African Union
    1. AU Convention on Combating Corruption
  3. African Development Bank
  4. Africa-Asia Partnership
  5. Africa-Turkey Partnership
  6. Africa-South America Summit
  7. China-Africa Cooperation
  8. Africa-India Cooperation
  9. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)

Globalization and International Organizations

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

  1. Borders of the Republic of Zimbabwe: Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, and Botswana
  2. Zimbabwean Population: 16.1 million people
  3. Zimbabwean Area: 390,580 km²
  4. Official language of Zimbabwe: English
  5. Local Languages of Zimbabwe: Shona and Ndebele
  6. Capital of Zimbabwe: Harare
  7. Main cities of Zimbabwe: Bulawayo, Mutare-Masvingo, and Gweru
  8. Independence of Zimbabwe from the UK: 1965

More information about Zimbabwe (EENI African Business Portal).

Religions in Zimbabwe:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity (75% of Zimbabweans)

Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Zimbabwe belongs to the Southern African Economic Area.

International Trade and Business in Zimbabwe:
Strive Masiyiwa. Zimbabwean Businessman (Zimbabwe) Econet Wireless Group

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Economic Profile of Zimbabwe:

  1. Zimbabwean GDP growth: 5.6%
  2. Inflation: 3.9%
  3. Zimbabwean Currency: Dollar and ZAR (Rand)
  4. Top Zimbabwean export products: platinum, cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, and clothing
  5. Top Zimbabwean imports products: machinery, transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels, and food products
  6. Largest export markets of Zimbabwe: The DR Congo, South Africa, Botswana, and China
  7. Main import countries of Zimbabwe: South Africa and China
  8. Zimbabwean Natural resources: Coal, chromium, asbestos, gold, nickel, platinum, and diamonds
  9. Main Zimbabwean economic sector: mining industry (copper, nickel, gold)

International Trade and Business in Zimbabwe

Divine Ndhlukula, Zimbabwean Businesswoman (Zimbabwe) SECURICO Security Company

Customs Clearance Procedures in Zimbabwe

Beira-Lobito Corridor. Access to Angola, the DR Congo, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Cairo-Gaborone Corridor (Trans-African Highway)

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