Sudan

Sudan : economy statistics and industry reports

  • Updated on : 27 August 2012  Source : The World Factbook

Imports

$8.088 billion (2011 est.)
$8.839 billion (2010 est.)

Exports

$8.798 billion (2011 est.)
$11.4 billion (2010 est.)

Inflation rate (consumer prices)

18% (2011 est.)
13% (2010 est.)

Unemployment rate

18.7% (2002 est.)

GDP - per capita (PPP)

$2,800 (2011 est.)
$2,300 (2010 est.)
$2,300 (2009 est.)
note: data are in 2011 US dollars

National product real growth rate

5.2% (2010 est.)
4.2% (2009 est.)
6.6% (2008 est.)

Internet users

4.2 million (2008)

Telephones - mobile cellular

17.654 million (2009)

Population growth rate

1.884% (2012 est.)

Population

34,206,710
note: includes the population of South Sudan (8,260,490); demographic data includes South Sudan (July 2012 est.)

Historical background

Military regimes favoring Islamic-oriented governments have dominated national politics since independence from the UK in 1956.

Sudan was embroiled in two prolonged civil wars during most of the remainder of the 20th century.

These conflicts were rooted in northern economic, political, and social domination of largely non-Muslim, non-Arab southern Sudanese.

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Sudan

Economic overview

Since 1997, Sudan has been working with the IMF to implement macroeconomic reforms including a managed float of the exchange rate and a large reserve of foreign exchange.

A new currency, the Sudanese Pound, was introduced in January 2007 at an initial exchange rate of $1.

00 equals 2 Sudanese Pounds.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country Risk Service Sudan September 2014 Updater

Country Risk Service Sudan September 2014 Updater

  • $ 520
  • Country report
  • September 2014
  • by The Economist Intelligence Unit

NCAIS: 0 SIC: 0

  • Countries : Sudan

ISA

Middle East and North Africa - ISA Risk Forecasts

Middle East and North Africa - ISA Risk Forecasts

  • $ 249
  • Country report
  • October 2014
  • by ISA

This report contains detailed risk forecasts for each country within the region. Risk assessments are made in a number of fields, including domestic and international political risk, domestic and international ...

  • Countries : Africa, Asia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Mauritania, World, Yemen, Syrian Arab Republic, Qatar, Lebanon, Kuwait, Jordan, Israel, Bahrain, Tunisia, Sudan, Morocco, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Egypt, Algeria, Oman, Iraq

PRS Group

Country Forecasts (Subscription, two issues per year, April & October)

Country Forecasts (Subscription, two issues per year, April & October)

  • $ 882
  • Country report
  • April 2014
  • by PRS Group

Country Forecasts is a 480-page perfect-bound volume published in April and October. This publication provides a four-page summary of forecasts and data for each of the 100 countries monitored by Political ...

  • Countries : World, South America, Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, Dominican Republic, Czech Republic, South Korea, Philippines, Guinea, Congo, Democratic Republic Of, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Australia, Venezuela, Argentina, United States, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Dominica, Costa Rica, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, South Africa, Uruguay, Suriname, Paraguay, Guyana, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Panama, Mexico, Jamaica, Honduras, Haiti, Canada, Ukraine, Sweden, Spain, Slovakia (slovak Republic), Russian Federation, Romania, Portugal, Poland, Norway, Italy, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, France, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Bulgaria, Belgium, Austria, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, Syrian Arab Republic, Pakistan, Myanmar, Malaysia, Kuwait, Japan, Israel, India, China, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tunisia, Sudan, Nigeria, Morocco, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Kenya, Ivory Coast (cote D'ivoire), Gabon, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon, Botswana, Angola, Algeria, Oceania, Peru, Cuba, Oman, Iraq, Iran

Dun and Bradstreet (Altares)

D&B Country Insight Report: Sudan

D&B Country Insight Report: Sudan

  • $ 650
  • Country report
  • March 2014
  • by Dun and Bradstreet (Altares)

Report Summary If you are involved in cross-border business, developing relationships or identifying opportunities overseas, you are exposed to the risk associated with a country's overall political, economic ...

  • Countries : Sudan

Oxford Economics

Country Economic Forecasts > Sudan

Country Economic Forecasts > Sudan

  • $ 185
  • Country report
  • October 2013
  • by Oxford Economics

A return to modest growth is still expected in 2013-14, but there has been a setback to prospects from mounting political tensions and violence. GDP fell in both 2011 and 2012 due to the secession of South ...

  • Countries : Sudan

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