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US$ 26.56mn
total bilateral trade during FY2020-21

US$100,000

of supplies were donated by India in January 2008

1,100
Indian Nationals residing in South Sudan

Indian firms

Some Indian companies are operating in the area of construction, borehole drilling, printing, trading, and services to the South Sudan oil industry

Oil & Gas

South Sudan's oil and gas reserves have drawn foreign companies such as India's ONGC Videsh, CNPC of China and Petronas of Malaysia, among others

US$10m

India had announced a grant of US$10m for infrastructure, capacity building and social sector projects in Sudan

Trade Partners

South Sudan's biggest trade partners are Uganda and Kenya; Indian trade is mainly handled through third countries (Kenya, UAE)

India's Exports and Imports to South Sudan

Values in US$ Million

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 3.24 3.54 10.53
2 %Growth 9.12 197.53
3 India’s Total Export 310,338.48 262,291.09 275,852.43 303,526.16 330,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0 0 0
6 IMPORT 66.24 0.18 70.56 89.97
7 %Growth 39,829.77 27.51
8 India’s Total Import 448,033.41 381,007.76 384,357.03 465,580.99 514,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.01 0 0.02 0.02
11 TOTAL TRADE 66.24 3.42 74.10 100.50
12 %Growth 2,066.22 35.63
13 India’s Total Trade 758,371.89 643,298.84 660,209.46 769,107.15 844,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.01 0 0 0.01 0.01
16
TRADE BALANCE
3.07
17 India’s Trade Balance -137,694.93 -118,716.67 -108,504.60 -162,054.83 -184,000.33

Indian Trade Promotion Organisation

(+91) 11 2337 1540

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Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan New Delhi-110001 (INDIA)

Export-Import Bank of India

(+91) 22 2217 2600

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Centre One Building, Floor 21, World Trade Centre Complex, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400 005.

Indo-African Chamber of Commerce & Industry

(+91) 22 4060 6162; 22 2282 2009

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81/82, Mittal Court, 'C' Wing, 8th Floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021

Embassy of India, Juba

(+211) 922 458 007, 925 502 025

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Plot No. 209-245
Block 3-K (South), Juba Na Bari
Adjacent to the National Elections Commission
Juba (South Sudan)

Opportunities

Minerals

priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from South Sudan
  • Crude oil
  • Timber
  • Cotton
  • Raw hides
India's top export to South Sudan
  • Consumer and household goods
  • Agricultural and food items
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Two and three wheeler vehicles

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