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US$ 920.9mn
is value of Sudan's imports from India in 2018-19

US$ 1.4bn

Total bilateral trade during FY2020-21

1,500
Indian Nationals are settled in Sudan

Concurrent Accreditation The Mission in Sudan also handles India's bilateral relations with Eritrea

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

Construction

borehole drilling, printing, trading, and services to the South Sudan oil industry are opportunities

40%

of Sudan's GDP comes from agriculture, employing 80% of the workforce

India's Exports and Imports to Sudan

Values in US$ Millions

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 882.47 782.35 748.71 822.72 920.88
2 %Growth -11.34 -4.3 9.88 11.93
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 0.28 0.3 0.27 0.27 0.28
6 IMPORT 569.66 149.20 245.15 452.07 742.63
7 %Growth -73.81 64.3 84.41 64.28
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 0.13 0.04 0.06 0.1 0.14
11 TOTAL TRADE 1,452.13 931.56 993.86 1,274.78 1,663.52
12 %Growth -35.85 6.69 28.27 30.49
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 0.19 0.14 0.15 0.17 0.2
16 TRADE BALANCE 312.81 633.15 503.56 370.65 178.25
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; 2282-2009

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

Embassy of India, Khartoum

(+249) 1 8357 4001 / 02

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Plot No. 2, Al Amarat Street No. 01
Block 12 DH, Eastern Extension P.O. Box 707
Khartoum, Republic of the Sudan

Commercial Representative

(+249) 1 8357 4001 / 2 / 3

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Counsellor (Pol & Com)

Commercial Representative

(+249) 9 2240 4347

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Second Secretary (Pol & Com)

Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Sugr refind contng flvrng or clrng matter (170191)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Durum wheat: seed (100111)
    Wheat/meslin flour (110100)

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    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, fat content by wt. not >1.5% (040210)

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    Active yeasts (210210)
    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)

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    Tomatoes, prepd./presvd. othw. than by vinegar/acetic acid, other than whol … (200290)

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    Broad beans (vicia faba var. major) & horse beans (vicia faba var. equina/v … (071350)

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    Lentils, dried, shelled, whether or not skinned/split (071340)

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    Crustaceans; frozen, shrimps and prawns, excluding cold-water varieties, in shell or not, smoked, cooked or not before or during smoking in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water (030617)
    Fish fillets; frozen, cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus) (030471)
    Fish preparations; sardines, sardinella and brisling or sprats, prepared or preserved, whole 7.09 or in pieces (but not minced) (160413)
    Fish preparations; tunas, skipjack and Atlantic bonito (sarda spp.), prepared or preserved whole or in pieces (but not minced) (160414)
    Fish; frozen, tilapias (Oreochromis spp.), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030323)

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    Rice in the husk (paddy/rough) (100610)

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Minerals

priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Sudan
  • Sesame seed
  • Arabic gum
  • Cotton
  • Hides and skins
  • Ground nuts
India's top export to Sudan
  • Food products
  • Manufactured goods
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Textiles

Bilateral Investors

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