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About Sudan

Sudan, officially known as the Republic of the Sudan, is a country in Northeast Africa bordering Egypt. The country until lately was subjected to long civil wars which ended in 2011 with the formation of South Sudan country.

The country benefits from Oil production and agriculture.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionNorth Africa
Capital CityKhartoum
Government TypeFederal Republic
Official LanguagesArabic, English
CurrencySudanese pound, SDG
Phone Code +249
Important CitiesOmdurman, Nyala, Port Sudan, Kassala, Al-Ubayyid, Gedaref, K?st?, Wad Madani
National DayIndependence Day (1st Jan)
GDP (nominal)USD 25.569 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking171
Primary Industriesoil, cotton ginning, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, armaments, automobile/light truck assembly, milling
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsEgypt, Saudhi Arabia, Ethiopia, South Sudhan, Chad, Libya, Eritrea, Central African Republic
Member ofAfrican Union(AU), Community of Sahel–Saharan States(CEN-SAD), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa(COMESA), Group of 77(G77), Greater Arab Free Trade Area(GAFTA), Intergovernmental Authority on Development(IGAD), Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition(IMCTC), Organisation of African Unity(OAU), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa(PMAESA), United Nations(UN)
Major ExportsGems & Jewellery, Edible Oils & Seeds, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Live Animals and Animal Products, Silk & Textiles, Vegetables and Related Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Cereals & Pulses, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Plastics and Products, Fruits and Nuts, Wood and Pulp
Major ImportsFood & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Gems & Jewellery, Plastics and Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Other Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Spices, Fashion and Apparel, Rubber and Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Vegetables and Related Products, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Books and Papers, Silk & Textiles
Total Exports ValueUSD 6.002 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 10.282 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 4.28 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaGlobal System of Trade Preferences(GSTP), Partial Scope Agreement (PSA), Bilateral Trade Agreements
Major Exports to IndiaEdible Oils & Seeds, Vegetables and Related Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Silk & Textiles, Wood and Pulp, Chemical Products, Electrical Products, Plastics and Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Machinery & Appliances
Major Imports from IndiaFood & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Pharmaceutical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Silk & Textiles, Machinery & Appliances, Cereals & Pulses, Fashion and Apparel, Chemical Products, Plastics and Products, Books and Papers, Electrical Products, Rubber and Products, Cosmetics and Accessories
India's Imports ValueUSD 218.18 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 1,815.84 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 217.18 Million (Excess)
Indian Embassy Details for SudanEmbassy of India

Honourable Ambassador
Plot No. 2, Al Amarat Street No. 01, Block 12 DH, Eastern Extension P.O. Box 707, Khartoum, Republic of the Sudan
249 1 8357 4001/ 2/ 3

Embassy Details of Sudan in IndiaEmbassy of the Republic of the Sudan
H.E. Mr. Abdalla Omer Bashir Elhusain
Plot No 3ShantipathChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2687 3785, 2687 3746, 2687 3185 (O)