Khartoum: Pulse News
The Central Bank of Sudan revealed a significant increase in the total
Sudan’s exports during the past six months compared to previous years.
A report issued by the bank carrying export figures during the six months of this year revealed that exports amounted to 2.53
billion dollars, an increase of one billion dollars over the exports of the first six months of last year, which was 1.94 billion dollars, an increase of 69% over the exports of last year, although Sudan’s exports in 2018 for the whole year were only 2.96 billion dollars.
The report revealed that cotton exports during the six months of 2021 amounted to 92.9 million dollars, compared to 77.5 million dollars in 2020, an increase of 20%.
Gum arabic exports amounted to 66.9 million dollars, compared to 46.9 last year, an increase of 43%. Peanut exports amounted to 405 million dollars, and last year they were 241 million dollars, an increase of 68%.
Sheep exports for the same period jumped from 104.8 million dollars to 166.24 million dollars, an increase of 59%, and cows exports from 2.4 million dollars to 31.6 million dollars, an increase of 1216 percent, and camels exports from 38 million dollars, to 121.1 million dollars, with an increase An increase of 218%, and meat from $29.2 million to $83 million, an increase of 185%. In the six months of 2021, gold exports made a leap,
An increase of 244%, reaching $1.14 billion, compared to $249 million in 2020.
The report revealed a decrease in melon exports from $38.1 million to $35 million, a decrease of 8%, and the exports of ampaz decreased from $48.5 million to $42.5 million, a decrease of 13%, and sesame exports recorded a decrease during the six months from 2021, as It was at, $454.3 million, down to $301.3 million, a decrease of 34%.