Sudan bans some imports as forex shortage looms

sudanese-pound

The Bank of Sudan banned the purchase of a range of products on Saturday in a bid to conserve foreign currency, used widely as a result of the weakness of the Sudanese pound.

The move is intended to prevent the use of foreign currency, which is required for import purchases, for items that are either considered luxuries or have readily available substitutes in Sudan that can be purchased with local currency.

The banned items include furniture; live animals except chicken, cows and goats used for

To continue reading...

You must be signed in to use this feature.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: