Doing Business in Sudan
EENI - Business School.
Subject (Course): International Trade and Business in Sudan - Khartoum.
- Introduction to the Republic of Sudan (East Africa).
- Doing Business in Khartoum.
- Sudanese economy
- Economic Profile of the states of Sudan.
- International Trade of Sudan.
- Port Sudan
- Transport in Sudan.
- Case Study: Sudanese Businesspeople and Companies
- Sudatel Telecommunications.
- Mohamed Ibrahim
- Osama Abdul Latif
- Foreign Direct Investment in Sudan.
- Business Opportunities in:
- Introduction to Arabic
- Access to the Sudanese market
- Business Plan for Sudan
Objectives of the subject “Doing Business in the Republic of Sudan”:
- To analyse the Sudanese economy and foreign trade
- To evaluate business opportunities in the Republic of Sudan
- To explore Sudan's trade relations with the student's country
- To know Sudan's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
- To examine the profile of Sudanese businesspeople and companies
- To develop a business plan for the Sudanese market
Sample of the subject - Business in Sudan
Subject Description (Doing Business in Sudan).
Sudan has a privileged situation in the Red Sea, making the “Sudan Arab”
a significant centre of international trade between East Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe through the Suez Canal.
Sudan is the largest African country. Rich in natural resources.
- Borders of Sudan: Arab Republic of Egypt, Libya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Chad, the Central African
Republic, and South Sudan. Sudan shares maritime borders with Saudi Arabia (the Red Sea).
- South Sudan became independent from Sudan in 2011.
- Sudan is the biggest nation in Africa (1 million square miles).
- Sudan has a population of 37 millions of people.
- Arabic is the official language
- Sudan is divided into twenty-five states (wilayat) and 133 districts.
Religion in Sudan.
- Islam is the largest religion in the Republic of Sudan
- Islam is the official religion in Sudan
- About 97% of the Sudanese population is Sunni Muslim.
- Sudanese legal system: English common law and Islamic Sharia.
- Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence):
Sudan belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.
The economy of Sudan:
- Sudan is the only Arab
nation where agricultural balance is positive.
- Sudan is rich in natural resources (agricultural and animal
- Sudanese agricultural sector represents 45% of the total economic
growth and 80% of the population is related to this sector.
- 90% of Sudanese exports are export agricultural products: cotton, gum arabic, cattle, meat, oilseeds, sorghum, vegetables, and fruits
- Extraction of petroleum is another fundamental pillar of the Sudanese economy.
International Trade of Sudan.
- Top Sudanese export products
are petroleum, benzene, kerosene, natural gas, gold, sesame, cotton, gum Arabic, sugar, meat, peanuts, leather, molasses, livestock, and animal
- Top destinations of Sudanese exports are Asian markets (79% of the total exports).
The People's Republic of China is the biggest importer of Sudanese products (60% of the total exports) followed by
Singapore, Japan, and South Korea.
- Top Sudanese imports of Sudan: machinery, foodstuffs, manufactured products, transport, chemicals, and textiles.
- Port Sudan is the principal foreign trade port.
They are significant
foreign direct investment opportunities in the infrastructure and service sectors: railways, roads, internal waterways, civil aviation, air transport, seaports, shipping, and land transport.
African Highways Networks:
- Cairo-Sudan-Gaborone Corridor
- N’Djamena-Sudan-Djibouti Corridor
Other foreign ports:
- Port of Mombasa
- Port of Djibouti
- Port Said and the Port of Alexandria
Sudan has preferential access:
- Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
- COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
- Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
- Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
- The European Union markets: Generalised System of Preferences and Cotonou Agreement
- Sudan is not a member the World Trade Organisation and is not eligible for AGOA
Sudan is a member of…
- Arab League
- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
- Nile Basin Initiative
- Africa-South America Summit
- Relationships with China
- Relationships with India
- Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA)
- Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)
- African Development Bank
Commission for Africa
- New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
- African Union (AU)
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