Official Name: The Republic of the Sudan
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Jumhuriyat as-Sudan
ISO Country Codes: SD : SDN
Internet Domain: .sd
Government Web Site:
Capital: Khartoum Main Airports: Port Sudan New International Airport
Language(s): Arabic;English Population: 47,958,856
Currency: Sudanese Dinar ISO Currency Code: SDG
Telephone Dial In: +249 ID Prefix: 00

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Central Bank: Bank of Sudan
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 6.72 Sudanese pounds (SDG) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 19.6% (2017 est.)
Population below poverty line: 46.5% (2009 est.)
Inflation Rate: 50.2% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: N\A
GDP: $168.98 billion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $3,700 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: Sudanese Dinar
Currency Code: SDG
World Bank Classification: Low-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 27.5% cotton, groundnuts (peanuts), sorghum, millet, wheat, gum Arabic, sugarcane, cassava (manioc, tapioca), mangoes, papaya, bananas, sweet potatoes, sesame seeds; animal feed, sheep and other livestock
Industry: 20.7% oil, cotton ginning, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, armaments, automobile/light truck assembly, milling
Services: 51.8%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Stock & Securities Exchange: Khartoum Stock Exchange ;

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Business Language(s): Arabic; English
Customs & Excise: Sudan Customs
Development Bank(s): African Development Bank; Trade and Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: N/A Corruption Perceptions Index: 162/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: 174/180 (2020)
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