Today,s Column

The economic situation: where to?

By Abdul Rahman Al-Ninga

The economic situation is deteriorating, there is no doubt in that. In spite of the smooth approach of the officials about the new budget, but the prices are shooting high. The prices of the basic commodities are beyond the reach of weak slices of the people.

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Gms: Khartoum, 20 January 2018 (SUNA)

The Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan Hazim Abdul Qadir said that in the context of the ongoing review and accompanying policies and to facilitate and simplify the calculation of the exchange rate by banks and exchange rates selling houses, the incentive rate was absorbed in the indicative price in accordance with the system of flexible exchange rate for the mechanism of the Central Bank of the exchange rate to govern the change of ranges around the indicative price, which must be followed by banks and exchange rates selling houses and announce their purchase and sale prices within these ranges;  this shows that the Central Bank of Sudan still adopts the managed exchange rate system and has not been converted to another system in the management of the exchange rate.

The minister of animal resources, Bushara Jumma Arro called for mobilizing all efforts for the slogan of "Sudan the food parcel of the world". The ministry plans for organizing a national conference next February for the purpose.

Gms: Khartoum, 19 January 2018 (SUNA)

The Sudan News Agency (SUNA) Regular Forum is due to host on Saturday, January 20, at 12 noon, the Minister of Trade, the Director General of the Sudanese Free Markets and Zones,

The Swedish government has signed a partnership agreement with the UN fund for habitats and development to provide financial aid to Sudan to boost developmental purposes.

Gms: Kosti, 16 January 2018 (SUNA)

Eng. Ahmed Mohamed Yousuf, Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Irrigation in the White Nile State, confirmed that the winter season crops plantation is going well.