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Laboratoire de la finance africaine

Sudan

Preview 2018
Projected Real GDP Growth (% Change) : 2.4
GDP (current, USD Bn) : 40.90
Projected Consumer Prices (% Change) : 61.5
Country Population : 44.3 million
Market Capitalization : 3 billion$
Number of Listed Companies : 66
Sociétés Cotées à Khartoum Stock Exchange
Economic performance and outlook

Real GDP contracted in 2019 by an estimated 2.4% driven by a contraction in the services sector and investment in real estate and business services. Agriculture, accounting for 32% of GDP, also contracted in 2019, due to shortages of inputs—especially fuel. And a weak business environment, where political uncertainty discouraged private investment, dampened confidence and productivity in manufacturing and construction. GDP is projected to contract further by 1.6% in 2020 and 0.8% in 2021 due to the political situation, tepid domestic demand, and weak private sector investment.

(Download detailed Analysis Source : Report African Economic Outlook 2020 ; AfDB)

Financial markets

At the end of 2016, the banking sector of Sudan represented a total asset of $15 billion.
Credit distributed to the private sector in 2016 amounted to $8.4 billion.
The Khartoum Stock Exchange accounted 66 listed companies, representing, at the end of 2017, a market capitalization of $2.6 billion.