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US$ 920.9mn
is value of Sudan's imports from India in 2021-22

US$ 1.2bn

Total bilateral trade during FY2022-22

Indian Nationals are settled in Sudan

DFTP Scheme Sudan benefits from the preferential market access offered by India under India’s Duty Free Tariff Preference (DFTP) Scheme granting duty-free access on about 96% of India's total tariff lines and preferential access (Positive List) on about 2.2% of tariff lines.)

Agriculture & Allied sector

Flat fertile land with an area of 200 million acres (Producing crops: Oily grains, cotton, sesame, sunflower and gum Arabic, Corn of all kinds, Maize, Rice Guar gum). Farm equipment such as tractors, pumps including solar pumps, hybrid seeds, and agro-chemicals are gaining market share.

Oil & Gas

Sudan offers investment in unexplored blocks for new explorations as India's ONGC Videsh, CNPC of China, and Petronas of Malaysia, among others


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


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


Sudan has huge solar potential as its blessed with abundant sunshine.


India is one of the top destinations for medical tourism for Sudanese patients.


India has the largest share of Pharma imports from Sudan.


India is one of the most preferred destinations among Sudanese nationals for higher education.


Potential for construction, Borehole drilling, printing, trading, electrical machinery, textiles, and services. Borehole drilling, printing, trading, and services to the South Sudan oil industry are opportunities.

India's Exports and Imports to Sudan

Indian Trade Promotion Organisation


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

Export-Import Bank of India


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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

Sudanese Business and Employers Federation

Tel: +249 183 431278/7/6 Fax: +249 183 431281/3

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P.O. Box: 1758, Khartoum Contact: Abubaker Mohammed Noor :+249 912160702

Union Chambers of Commerce

Tel: +249 183 776518/772346/745036 Fax: +249 183 780748

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Khartoum, Aljmahurya cross AlHuryaa, P.O. Box: 81 - Khartoum

Sudanese Chambers of Industries Association

Tel: +249 183 471717 /18 /19 Mobile: +249 912302927 Fax: +249 183 471925

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P.O. Box: 2565 - Khartoum Africa Rd. opposite Embassy of India

Sudanese Business Women's Secretariat

Tel: +249 183 431278/7/6 Mobile: +249- 912392373 Fax: +249 183 431281/3

Amarat, St. 41- Mohammed Najeeb Road P.O. Box: 8153 - Amarat, Khartoum

Chambers of Agriculture and Animal Production Union

Mobile: +249-912340566 Tel: +249 183 431278/7/6 Fax: +249 183 431281/3

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P.O. Box: 1758, Khartoum

Secretary General Chambers of Transport Association

Tel: +249 183 492272 Mobile : +249- 912302022

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Chambers of Transport Association

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) 1 8357 4001 / 2 / 3

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Attaché (Com)


Agricultural exports

    Sugr refind contng flvrng or clrng matter (170191)


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


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


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


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


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


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


    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)


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


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

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