Bank of Sudan's Hassan sees 2007 growth up

In an interview with Reuters on Wednesday 10 January, Sudan's central bank governor Sabir Mohamed Hassan said the currency's appreciation against the dollar was worrying and the central bank was considering taking measures to address it.

"We are changing the currency and taking this opportunity to introduce currency reform into the system," he said.

As from Wednesday the Sudanese pound replaced the dinar, at a rate of 1 pound to 100 dinar.

"We will be integrating the economy of the south into th