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Cooperation lays foundations for Sudan's economy

Bordered by nine countries and with a coastline on one of the world's busiest shipping lanes, Sudan is making solid socioeconomic progress.

Building bridges between two continents

Ties between Chinese and Sudanese financial sectors are getting stronger.Home to a dynamic banking system featuring advanced technology and cutting-edge products and services, Sudan's financial services industry is supporting the nation's overall economic growth.

Bank of Khartoum

Founded in 1913, the bank merged with Emirates and Sudan Bank in 2008 and the group now employs more than 1,000 staff members at its head office and over 50 branches across the country. Read full interview by InFocus at

Agriculture and transport drive Sudan forward

Sudan's agricultural industry generates about 40 percent of GDP, forms 90 percent of non-oil exports and employs 80 percent of the workforce.

Oil fueling Sudan's solid development

Sudan's oil and gas industry is now a magnet for foreign investors in upstream and downstream processes.

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