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Sudan:

 
     
     
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a.    Total Population: 45 million (rural 59.16% urban 40.84%) (2011 est.)

1.    Agricultural Population – 22.56 million (2011 est.)

2.    Total labour force – 14.31 million (2011 est.)

b.    GDP: USD 68.44 billion USD (GDP/capita & GNI/capita USD 1,270) (2010)

c.    GDP - real growth rate: -0.2% (2011 est.)

d.    GDP – per capita: USD 2,300 (2010)

e.    GDP - composition by sector:

                                                      i.        agriculture: 44.7%

                                                     ii.        industry: 45%

                                                    iii.        services: 10.3% (2011 est.)

f.     Investment (gross fixed):

g.    Unemployment rate: 17% (2010)

h.    Industries: oil, cotton, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, armaments, automobile/truck assembly

i.      Industrial production growth rate: 3.5% (2010 est.)

 
     
     
 

Trade:

 
     
 

a.    Total Exports: $7.705 billion (2011 est.)

b.    Exports commodities: oil and petroleum products; cotton, sesame, livestock, groundnuts, gum arabic, sugar

c.    Total Import: $8.427 billion (2011 est.)

d.    Imports commodities: foodstuffs, manufactured goods, refinery and transport equipment, medicines and chemicals, textiles, wheat

 
     
     
  Climate, Land & Agriculture:  
     
 

a.    Climate: Tropical. Annual rainfall 500 mm - >1000 mm, blessed by River Nile

b.    Total Agricultural Land Area: 25.6% of total land area (2009)

c.    Land Use:

1.    Arable land: 20.16 million ha

2.    Permanent crops: 0.23 million ha

3.    Pasture: 3,000 ha

4.    Irrigated land: 1.8 million ha

1.    Major Agricultural commodities: cotton, groundnuts (peanuts), sorghum, millet, wheat, gum arabic, sugarcane, cassava (tapioca), sesame; sheep and other livestock

 
     
     
  Major Industrial Activities:  
     
 
  • Sudan is one of the top 10 jute producing countries on no. 9 (with quantity 3,200 MT and value USD 906,000).

  • Existing industrial set-up for utilizing jute instead of cotton:

  • (total capacity - spinning 59 thousand tons, textile 300 thousand tons million yards and 21 million pieces of readymade clothes)

  • "The Green Mobilization” is the new and strategic direction for Sudanese agriculture. 

  • Prospective industrial sectors for jute in Sudan:

Textile and leather Industry:

    Preparation and spinning of textile fabrics , weaving of textile

    Finishing of textile

    Manufacturing of knitted and chocolate fabrics and articles

    Manufacturing carpets and rugs

    Manufacturing of cordage, rope, twine and netting

Packing Industry:

    Plastic Sacks

    Plastic containers

    Plastic barrels

    Manufacturing of paperboard

Manufacturing of paper, publishing and printing:

    Manufacture of pulp and paper board

    Manufacture of other article of paper and paper board

    Manufacture of containers of paper and paper board

 
     
     
  Environmental information & data:  
     
 

a.    Energy use (kg of oil equivalent per capita): 616 (2005)

b.    CO2 emissions (mt/capita): 1.3 (2008)

 
     
     
  Jute Statistics:  
     
 

 i.      Production of raw jute in Sudan from 2001-2010 (tonnes)

2001

3,350

2002

3,300

2003

3,350

2004

4,170

2005

5,449

2006

3,300

2007

3,158

2008

3,200

2009

3,218

2010

3,200

 

    ii.    Import quantity of raw jute in Sudan from 2001-2010 (tonnes)

2001

1

2002

20

2003

20

2004

20

2005

242

2006

1

2007

30

2008

15

2009

61

2010

-

 

iii.    Import Value of Jute from 1961 – 2008 (in ‘000 USD)

 

2001

2

2002

16

2003

16

2004

16

2005

133

2006

37

2007

66

2008

37

2009

76

2010

-

 

 

iv.    Import of Raw Jute in Sudan by Country

Value in ‘000 USD

Exporters

Imported value in 2005

Imported value in 2006

Imported value in 2009

World

3

21

19

Japan

0

0

19

China

3

1

0

Kenya

0

20

0

 

 

v.    Trade Balance of Natural Fibre Products Commercialized by Sudan

Value in ‘000 USD

Code

Product label

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Exported value in 2010

Imported value in 2010

5306

Flax yarn

0

 

-1

-1

-1

 

1

5301

Flax, raw or processed but not spun; flax tow and waste

-105

 

0

0

-3

 

3

5310

Woven fabrics of jute or of other tex bast fibres of hd no 53.03

-1

 

0

-49

-28

 

28

5302

True hemp, raw, processed, not spun; tow and waste of true hemp

-27

 

0

0

-31

 

31

5303

Jute & other textile bast fibers (not flax, true hemp, ramie), raw, pr

-12

 

0

0

-42

 

42

5304

Sisal & other tex fibres of genus Agave, raw/processed, not spun; tow & waste

-1

 

0

0

     

5307

Yarn of jute or of other textile bast fibres of hd no 53.03

-21

 

0

-19

     

5308

Yarn of other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn

-8

 

-2

-8

     

5309

Woven fibres of flax

0

 

0

-7

     
 
     
     
  Jute Industries and Traders:  
     
 

The Sudan Cotton Company Limited

P O Box 1672, Khartoum 11111, Sudan

Deals in Import of: Jute products, fertilizers, edible oils, grain and oil seed

South Sudan Consult

No. 3-Emarat, Khartoum

Tel:     00249-122-986 678249 122 986 678(mobile),

Fax:    00249-122-986 678

Deals in distribution of: jute bag

Abnaa Sayed Elabied For Trading Co. Ltd

Shaheed Sayed Elobied Street-B23\H96

Khartoum 11111, P O Box 10725 Altaif

Cell: 249-120-777 872249 9129 88 2 77,

Fax: 249-183-221148

Email: info@gumarabic.sd,

website: http://www.gumarabic.sd/

Deals in Import of: Peanut karmel, Arabic gums, peanuts in shell

 

NDT For Consultancy

Al Hurea, Khartoum, 11111

Tel:     249-1-922800434

 

Acculab Scientific

Gamarek Street, Khartoum 11111

Tel:     249-183-574569

Specification: Jute bags are used for packing the natural senna pods

 
     
     
  Govt. Department/Ministry dealing with jute:    
     
 

          i.    Ministry of Industry, Sudan(http://industry.gov.sd/ennn/main/mag.htm)

 
     
     
     
     
     

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