North Africa


One of the Mena region’s more populous countries, and also one of the more turbulent as regional powers from Egypt to Saudi to the UAE and Qatar compete for influence.

State of Play

Following the end of three decades of rule by Omar al-Bashir, 2019 is shaping up to be a year of turbulence for Sudan. Oil output, which last decade had promised riches, has gone into reverse – and not only due to the 2011 succession of South Sudan.

2019 In Numbers
Crude Output 85 000 b/d
Avg. Growth 2016-18 -2 %
Current Acct Balance -14 %
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Key Customer China's Imports From Sudan & South Sudan: No Sign Of An Uptick ('000 B/D)

Sudan's Crude Output Initially Stabilized After South Sudan's 2011 Secession But Has Dwindled Since 2015 ('000 B/D)

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