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Sudan to sign partnership agreements with Gulf States – Middle East Monitor. Sudan will sign strategic partnership agreements with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in a move that is set to boost trade and investment, the Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported yesterday.

Sudan to sign partnership agreements with Gulf States – Middle East Monitor

The announcement was made by the Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir during an official visit to Bahrain and will mean that the African state will be given financial aid, establish trade and agricultural investment projects and set up security and military cooperation agreements. Following a meeting with Bahrain’s King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, Al Bashir confirmed the news of the new deal with the GCC and also announced that Sudan and Bahrain have agreed to form a ministerial committee to boost trade and investment between the two counties and to open a new Bahraini Embassy in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir speaks during a press conference on April 04, 2017. ( Minasse Wondimu Hailu – Anadolu Agency ) Read: Saudi and Sudanese forces conduct airforce drill.

Sudan: Minister of Investment - Syrian Investments in Sudan Came the Second in 2016. Khartoum — Minister of Investment, Modathir Abdul-Ghani announced that a Sudanese-Syrian Investment Forum would be held during the coming period.

Sudan: Minister of Investment - Syrian Investments in Sudan Came the Second in 2016

Subscribe to read. Sudan, Kenya Agree to Increase Investment and Trade Exchange. Khartoum — Kenyan official delegation comprising officials and representatives of more than 20 companies and businessmen led by the Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation at the Kenyan Parliament Edan Mohamed paid visit to the country during this week.

Sudan, Kenya Agree to Increase Investment and Trade Exchange

Sudan, Zambia sign framework cooperation agreement - Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan. February 11, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and Zambia on Saturday have signed a framework cooperation agreement besides a number of Memorandum of Understandings (MoU).

Sudan, Zambia sign framework cooperation agreement - Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

On Friday, Zambia’s foreign minister Harry Kalaba arrived in Khartoum in an official two-day visit to hold bilateral talks. His visit is considered the first of its kind by a senior Zambian official to Sudan during the last thirty years. The visiting Zambian top diplomat and his accompanying delegation on Saturday met with the Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir at the guest house in Khartoum. Sudan urges China to ‘speed up’ execution of agreed projects – Middle East Monitor. Sudan yesterday urged China to start the new projects which were agreed earlier between the two countries, the Anadolu Agency reported quoting the Sudanese Minister of Finance and National Economy Badr El-Din Mahmoud Abbas.

Sudan urges China to ‘speed up’ execution of agreed projects – Middle East Monitor

In a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador in Khartoum, Li Lianhe, Abbas called for boosting the mutual cooperation between the two countries to overcome Sudan’s economic difficulties. Beijing had promised to implement new infrastructure-focused projects in Sudan with the aim of resolving the country’s accumulated debts which have reached $8 billion. Sudanese-Bahraini Agreement On Formation of Joint Business Council to Bolster Investment Cooperation. Khartoum — The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Investment Dr.

Sudanese-Bahraini Agreement On Formation of Joint Business Council to Bolster Investment Cooperation

Najm-Eddin Hassan Musa reviewed, at his office Wednesday with the Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry in the Kingdom of Bahrain Wahid Mubarak Sayyal, the bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to boost them further through the joint economic cooperation and expansion of Bahraini investments in Sudan. The meeting emphasized importance of holding economic forums for investment promotion in Sudan, particularly in the agricultural sector. Musa extended detailed explanation on the climate and opportunities of investment as well as the recent economic developments in Sudan, revealing that his ministry is promoting strategic investment projects focusing on agriculture and processing industries.

Sudan: Investment Minister Welcomes Djiboutian Desire to Invest in Agricultural Sector. Climate change could render Sudan 'uninhabitable' Temperatures are rising, water supplies are scarce, soil fertility is low and severe droughts are common.

Climate change could render Sudan 'uninhabitable'

After years of desertification, its rich biodiversity is under threat and drought has hindered the fight against hunger. This burden is affecting not only the country's food security and sustainable development, but also the homes of many Sudanese families. Dust storms -- known locally as "Haboob" -- have also increased in this region. Moving like a gigantic thick wall, it carries sand and dust -- burying homes, increasing evaporation to a region that's struggling to preserve water supplies, as well as eroding valuable fertile soil. Experts say that without quick intervention, parts of the African country -- one of the most vulnerable in the world -- could become uninhabitable as a result of climate change. Increasing temperature "North Africa is already hot and is strongly increasing in temperature. "That will string from Morocco all the way through to Saudi Arabia," he said.

The 2nd China-Sudan Industrial and Commercial Dialogue underway in Khartoum. First day of Sudan's Darfur referendum going on smoothly. World Bulletin / News Desk The war-scarred Sudanese region of Darfur voted Monday in a referendum on its future status despite international criticism and a boycott by rebel groups.

First day of Sudan's Darfur referendum going on smoothly

Despite ongoing unrest in areas, President Omar al-Bashir -- wanted on war crimes charges related to the 13-year conflict -- has insisted voting go ahead on whether to unite Darfur's five states into a single region or maintain the status quo. A united Darfur with greater autonomy has long been a demand of ethnic minority insurgents battling the Sudanese government since 2003, but they have boycotted the referendum, saying it is unfair.

The United States has also voiced concerns, warning that "if held under current rules and conditions, a referendum on Darfur cannot be considered a credible expression of the will of the people". "All polling centres in Darfur's five states opened and no centre has encountered any difficulties. There is a good turnout, he told reporters in Nyala, capital of South Darfur State. Size of foreign investments in Sudan amounts to 38 bln USD: report - Cihan World News. Sudan enjoys growing Arab relations. As an Afro-Arab nation, Sudan enjoys all the economic potential of Africa, whilst also taking advantage of its deep-rooted Arabic cultural heritage to forge strong political and economic links with the other Arab countries Given its dual African-Arab heritage, it is often said that Sudan is the primary link between Africa and the Arab world.

Sudan enjoys growing Arab relations

Owing to its strategic geographical position on the east African coast of the Red Sea, it is not only seen as the point of confluence for the two identities, but also a hub for trade and transport between the two regions. Indeed thanks to the ties it shares with the Arab world, Sudan has been an important gateway for Arab investment, with Gulf countries particularly keen on developing their trade and investment relations with the African continent; one rich with natural resources and investment opportunities. Indeed Sudan has now implemented the directives of the Arab Food Security initiative, which was approved in the Arab Economic Summit recently. Report-5565ae4ee1726.pdf. New investment law sees Sudan open for business.

Following the passing of new legislation that has decentralized investment structures and increased transparency and efficiency – leading to rising foreign investments – Sudan now looks to strengthen its business ties with Gulf partners Thanks to Sudan’s recently amended Investment law, doing business in the country has never been easier.

New investment law sees Sudan open for business

The landmark new bill represents a massive improvement in the country’s business climate, demonstrated by a new influx of foreign investments from around the world recently. Soudan : de l’or noir à l’or tout court. Sudan plans to export power to Eritrea. Eritrea could soon be able to import electricity from Sudan. This follows the Sudanese Electricity Transmission Company having begun work on a 45 kilometre transmission line between eastern Sudan’s Kassala state and Teseney, just across the border in Eritrea. It also forms part of greater interconnectivity desired in the region, with Ethiopia building the 6,000 MW Grand Renaissance hydroelectric scheme which will be Africa’s largest when completed. That date is targeted for 2017. In December 2013 Sudan and Ethiopia began implementation of a cross-border electricity link to empower regional electricity within Eritrea, Egypt, Djibouti, Somalia and South Sudan. A 321 kilometre line between Gedaref power station and Ethiopia’s Amhara state was also recently inaugurated.

Top Stories:Sudan plans to export power to EritreaEthiopia plans electricity access expansionOver 500 MW of wind capacity in Morocco. China, Sudan sign $700m loan for new Khartoum airport. December 16, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and China officially signed a $700 million loan agreement on Tuesday to fund the construction of the New Khartoum International Airport. Passengers arrive at Khartoum’s international airport on 13 September 2012 (Photo: Reuters /Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah) The new terminal and its facilities, to be built on 86,000 square metre, will receive over 7.5 million passengers annually.

The Sudanese authorities plan to offer regional and international services, as the new airport will have two 4,000 metre runways capable of handling large air-planes. The official news agency SUNA said the agreement was signed in Chinese capital Beijing by the Sudanese finance minister Abdelrahman Dirar and Ms Liang Xiang, the Export and Import Bank of China (EXIM) governor’s assistant on Tuesday. EXIM will fund the new airport terminal through a 20-year loan with a five year grace period, and 2.5% annual interest. Agência de Notícias Brasil-Árabe. Food costs soar as Sudan inflation hits 41.2% in MaySudan. KHARTOUM, June 8 (Reuters) - Sudan's annual inflation rate rose to 41.2 percent in May, reflecting a 3.9 percent monthly rise, the Central Statistics Office said on Sunday, underlining the soaring cost of food.

Prices have surged in Sudan since South Sudan seceded in 2011, taking with it three-quarters of the state's oil output - Sudan's main source of foreign currency, which it needs to support its pound and pay for food and other imports. The Statistics Office's monthly bulletin said the monthly rise was due to "an increase in the prices of food and beverages in May". Sudan ‘to export fresh water to Gulf states’Sudan. Sudan says Qatar to deposit $1bn as part of aid package - Politics & Economics. What companies need to know about doing business in Sudan. A New Land Route Between Egypt and Sudan طريق بري جديد بين مصر والسودان. Rajhi International for Agriculture and Investment. Sudan Vision Daily - Details. Sudan.pdf. ‫لماذا الإستثمار في السودان‬‎