Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 18

5-May-2008

SUDAN

Chinese And Gulf Companies Expand In Sudan, Amid Faltering Political Progress

Three years after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), signed in Nairobi, that ended the 22-year conflict between north and south Sudan, a census is taking place that should pave the way for general elections next year, and for the planned referendum in 2011, which would allow the people of southern Sudan to vote on independence. The potential for the CPA to...