Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 27

2-July-2007

Sudan

Sudanese Pound Becomes Sole Legal Tender

The Central Bank of Sudan announced that 30 June would be the last day on which the Sudanese dinar was in circulation as legal tender, according to the Sudanese Media Center. As of the end of the month, the Sudanese pound will be sole legal tender. Sudan changed its currency from the dinar to the pound as of 9 January. The new currency was first introduced in South Sudan and is part of steps approved...