Middle East Economic Survey


No 49



Sudan Anticipates Growth In Mining Sector

Sudan expects minerals to contribute $3bn to the countrys GDP in 2011, with its gold output to almost triple to 60 tons/year from a current 23 t/y, according to Minister of Mining ʹAbd al-Baqi al-Jaylani. The minister told state news agency SUNA that recent studies have shown huge mining potential in the area around Khartoum as well as in Darur, Gedarif, Sennar, Kassala and Gezira. He added...