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Foreign Trade in Libya, Tripoli, Tobruk

Business the State of Libya (civil war), Petroleum, Tripoli, Benghazi

Libya is a Maghrebian country (north-west Africa)

  1. دولة ليبي in Arabic
  2. ⵍⵉⴱⵢⴰ in Berber (Amazigh)
  3. Population of Libya: 6.3 million inhabitants
  4. Tripoli is the capital (General National Congress) and the largest Libyan city
  5. Main Libyan cities: Tripoli, Benghazi, Misrata, El-Beida, Al Khums, Zawiya, Ajdabiya, Sabha, Sirte and Tobruk (Council of Deputies)
  6. Main mineral resources of Libya: petroleum and gas
    1. 50% of the Libyan GDP
    2. 97% of the Libyan exports
    3. Libya has the largest tested oil reserves in Africa
  7. Libya is a high-middle-income economy (World Bank)
  8. 17% of the Libyan active population works in agriculture
    1. Great artificial river (network of the water pipes built by Gaddafi to irrigate the Sahara desert)
    2. Libya imports 90% of its cereal consumption needs
  9. The headquarters of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) are in Tripoli
  10. Libya share borders with Algeria (982 kilometres), Egypt (1,115 kilometres), Niger (354 kilometres), Sudan (383 kilometres), Chad (1,055 kilometres, Abéché) and Tunisia (459 kilometres)

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Libya: Masters, Doctorates, Business Libyan Students from Libya

  1. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Transport in Africa, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade, Global Logistics

Libyan Student Master in International Business

Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted to the Libyan Students

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Business in Libya. Libyan Economy: largest proven African petroleum reserves. Gas. Tripoli

  1. Libya is on the Mediterranean coast of North Africa
  2. South of Libya: the Sahara desert
  3. Tibesti massif: 2,200 meters
  4. area of Libya: 1.8 million km²
    1. Libya has 2,000 kilometres of the Mediterranean coast
    2. Libya is the fourth largest African Country
    3. The three historical regions are Tripolitana, Fezan and Cyrenaica
  5. The 22 districts (baladiyat) of Libya are Nuqat al Khams, Zawiya, Jafara, Tripoli, Murqub, Misrata, Sirte, Benghazi, Marj, Jabal al Akhdar, Derna, Tobruk, Nalut, Jabal al Gharbi, Wadi al Shatii, Jufra, Al Wahat, Ghat, Wadi al Hayaa, Sabha, Murzuq and Kufra

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  1. Official languages of Libya: Arabic and Tamazight
  2. Main Libyan ethnic group: Berbers
    1. The majority of the Libyan population is considered Arab and Arabophone
    2. 90% of the Libyan Arab population is Arabized Berber
    3. Berbers are a minority
  3. Religion: Sunni Islam (96% of the Libyan population)
  4. Libyan Country code top-level domain: .ly
  5. Calling code of Libya: 218
  6. Currency of Libya: Libyan Dinar

Recent history of Libya

  1. 1947: Independence (Italy)
  2. 1947 - 1951: British and French supervision
  3. 1969: Coup d'etat of Muammar Gaddafi
  4. 1977: Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  5. 2011: Libyan revolution
  6. Second Libyan civil war (since 2014)
    1. It will take at least ten years to rebuild the infrastructure of Libya

Provisional Government

  1. In the second Libyan civil war, active since 2014, two authorities initially claimed to govern Libya:
    1. The Council of Deputies in Tobruk
    2. The General National Congress 2014 in Tripoli
  2. 2015: unified agreement of the national government with the support of the UN
  3. Some parts of Libya remain outside of government control, with several Islamists, rebel and tribal militias administering certain areas

Business and Foreign Trade in the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania)

Transport and Logistics in Libya

Chad - Libya Railway

African Corridors.

  1. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
  2. Cairo-Dakar Corridor

Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor: Angola, Chad, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Congo, the DR Congo, Namibia, and Libya

Trade Organisations (Libya)

  1. Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  2. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  3. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  4. U.S.-COMESA Agreement
  5. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement
  6. Euro-Mediterranean Partnership
  7. Islamic Development Bank
  8. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  9. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
  10. Arab League
  11. Organisation of oil exporting countries (OPEC)
  12. Greater Arab Free-Trade Area
  13. Global System of Trade Preferences
  14. Agadir Agreement

Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania

Customs Union COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)

Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) Benin, Burkina Faso, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, and Tunisia

  1. African Union
  3. Economic Commission for Africa
  4. African Development Bank

Higher Education in Libya

  1. University of Benghazi
  2. University of Libya
  3. University of Tripoli
  4. Asmarya University of Islamic Sciences
  5. Azzaytuna University
  6. Al-Mergib University
  7. Misurata University
  8. Omar Al-Mukhtar University
  9. SabratUniversity
  10. SabUniversity
  11. Syrte University
  12. Al Zawiya University
  13. Al-Arab University of Medicine
  14. University of Al-Fateh

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