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Foreign Trade in Sudan, Khartoum

Business in Sudan, Khartoum, Omdurman, Kassala, El-Obeid, Wad Madani, Al-Fashir (Master)

The Republic of Sudan is an East African country

  1. جمهورية السودان in Arabic
  2. Sudan = Balad as-Sudan («the niggers' country») in Arabic
  3. Khartoumis the economic, political and administrative capital of Sudan and the largest Sudanese city
  4. Largest cities of Sudan: Khartoum, Omdurman, Khartoum North, Port Sudan, Kassala, El-Obeid, Wad Madani, Al-Fashir, Ad-Damazin and Geneina
  5. Great Khartoum (5,2 million people): Khartoum, Omdurman and Khartoum North
  6. Stagnation phase of the Sudanese economy after the independence of South Sudan, which contained 80% of the Sudanese oil fields
    1. 2012: South Sudan (landlocked) - Port Sudan (Sudanese Red Sea coast) oil pipeline for oil exports from South Sudan
  7. Main Sudanese economic activity: agriculture
    1. 80% of the Sudanese active population
    2. 39% of the Sudanese GDP
    3. Main crops are: cotton, peanuts, Arabic gum and sesame seeds.
    4. Main agricultural exports: cotton and peanuts
  8. Largest Sudanese industries: agricultural processing, electronic assembly, plastics manufacturing, furniture, tanning, gold refining, sugar production and meat processing
  9. China is one of the main trading partners of Sudan
    1. The Great Nile Oil Company is controlled by the Chinese
  10. Main mineral resources in Sudan: natural gas, oil, asbestos, chromite, lead, copper, gold, granite, iron, cobalt, manganese, silver, uranium, tin and zinc.
  11. Sudan is one of the most corrupt countries in the world (Corruption Perception Index)
  12. The legal system in Sudan is based on the Islamic Sharia law.
  13. Borders of Sudan: Egypt (1,273 kilometres), Ethiopia (769 kilometres, Dessie, Mek'ele), Eritrea (605 kilometres), Libya (383 kilometres), the Central African Republic (175 kilometres), South Sudan (1,937 kilometres) and Chad (1,360 kilometres, Abéché)

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Sudan: Master, Doctorate, Business, International Trade Sudanese Students from Sudan

  1. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Business in Africa
  2. Doctorates: African Business, Islamic Markets, World Trade

Sudanese Students: Masters, Doctorates (Business, Foreign Trade)

Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted to the Sudanese Students

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Mohammed Ibrahim

Mohamed Ibrahim Sudanese businessman

  1. Sudan is a dominant presidential Federal Republic
  2. Sudan obtained the Independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt in 1956
  3. 1983 - 2005: second Sudanese civil war
  4. South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011
  5. Calling code: 249
  6. Country code top-level domain: .sd
  7. Currency of Sudan: Sudanese Pound (SDG​)

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  1. Sudanese population: 39.5 million people
    1. 1950: 5,7 million of Sudanese
    2. 2000: 27 million of Sudanese
  2. Official languages of Sudan: Sudanese Arabic and English.
  3. Religions in Sudan:
    1. Islam (97% of the Sudanese people)
    2. African Traditional Religions
  4. Area of Sudan: 1,886,068 km²
  5. Sudan is the third largest African Country (after Algeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  6. The White Nile and the Blue Nile meet in Khartoum to form the Nile
  7. Coast of the Red Sea: 853 kilometres
  8. Desertification problem in Sudan
  9. Wilayas (States) of Sudan

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Transport and Logistics in Sudan

Port Sudan

  1. Port Sudan is the largest Port of Sudan
  2. Other ports of Sudan: Port Oseif, Port of the Prince Osman Digna and Wadi Halfa (river port)
  3. Road: El-Obeid-Khartoum (500 kilometres)
  4. Road: Cameroon, Chad and Sudan.
  5. Railway: Khartoum, Wadi Halfa, Kassala, Port Sudan (Red Sea) El-Obeid.
  6. N'Djamena-Djibouti Transafrican Highway
  7. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor

Osama Abdul Latif

Osama Abdul Latif (Sudanese businessman)

Trade Organisations (Sudan)

  1. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  2. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  3. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Agreement
  5. Islamic Development Bank
  6. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  7. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
  8. Arab League
  9. Greater Arab Free-Trade Area
  10. Nile Basin Initiative
  11. Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  12. Great Lakes Region
  13. Global System of Trade Preferences

COMESA Custom Union

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

IGAD Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda...)

Sudanese ethnicities:

Arabs represent 70% of the Sudanese population.

  1. The vast majority of Arab tribes in Sudan migrated in the 12th century
  2. Other Arabised ethnic groups are Nubians, Zaghawa, Bedouin Arabs and Copts.
  3. 597 ethnic groups
  4. 400 languages

Sudan has many other non-Arab ethnic groups: Masalit, Zaghawa, Fulani, Nubia, Nuba, Beja.

Sudanese economy

Higher Education in Sudan

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