Imports$8.088 billion (2011 est.)
Exports$8.798 billion (2011 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices)18% (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate18.7% (2002 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP)$2,800 (2011 est.)
National product real growth rate5.2% (2010 est.)
Internet users4.2 million (2008)
Telephones - mobile cellular17.654 million (2009)
Population growth rate1.884% (2012 est.)
About this country
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....
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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