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Sudan Economy
GDP:
purchasing power parity - $70.95 billion (2003 est.)
GDP - real growth rate:
5.9% (2003 est.)
GDP - per capita:
purchasing power parity - $1,900 (2003 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:
agriculture: 38.7%
industry: 20.3%
services: 41% (2003 est.)
Investment (gross fixed):
14.8% of GDP (2003)
Population below poverty line:
NA
Household income or consumption by percentage share:
lowest 10%: NA
highest 10%: NA
Inflation rate (consumer prices):
8.8% (2003 est.)
Labor force:
11 million (1996 est.)
Labor force - by occupation:
agriculture 80%, industry and commerce 7%, government 13% (1998 est.)
Unemployment rate:
18.7% (2002 est.)
Budget:
revenues: $2.402 billion
expenditures: $2.546 billion, including capital expenditures of $304 million (2003 est.)
Public debt:
87% of GDP (2003)
Industries:
oil, cotton ginning, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, armaments, automobile/light truck assembly
Industrial production growth rate:
8.5% (1999 est.)
Electricity - production:
2.389 billion kWh (2001)
Electricity - production by source:
fossil fuel: 52.1%
hydro: 47.9%
other: 0% (2001)
nuclear: 0%
Electricity - consumption:
2.222 billion kWh (2001)
Electricity - exports:
0 kWh (2001)
Electricity - imports:
0 kWh (2001)
Oil - production:
209,100 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - consumption:
50,000 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - exports:
NA (2001)
Oil - imports:
NA (2001)
Oil - proved reserves:
631.5 million bbl (1 January 2002)
Natural gas - proved reserves:
99.11 billion cu m (1 January 2002)
Agriculture - products:
cotton, groundnuts (peanuts), sorghum, millet, wheat, gum arabic, sugarcane, cassava (tapioca), mangos, papaya, bananas, sweet potatoes, sesame; sheep, livestock
Current account balance:
$-718 million (2003)
Exports:
$2.45 billion f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Exports - commodities:
oil and petroleum products; cotton, sesame, livestock, groundnuts, gum arabic, sugar
Exports - partners:
China 25%, Saudi Arabia 22.2%, UAE 5.3%, Germany 4.7% (2003 est.)
Imports:
$2.383 billion f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Imports - commodities:
foodstuffs, manufactured goods, refinery and transport equipment, medicines and chemicals, textiles, wheat
Imports - partners:
China 20.1%, Saudi Arabia 7.6%, France 6.2%, UK 5.5%, India 5.3%, Germany 5%, Australia 4% (2003 est.)
Reserves of foreign exchange & gold:
$847.2 million (2003)
Debt - external:
$16.09 billion (2003 est.)
Economic aid - recipient:
$172 million (2001)
Currency code:
SDD
Fiscal year:
calendar year
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