Current Date:

Friday, 29 September 2017

Saudi – Sudanese Trade Forum to Convene Tommorrow

Khartoum - The first Saudi-Sudanese trade forum will begin here Tuesday.
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Sudan, Ali bin Hassan Jafar said that the forum is organized by the Saudi Export Development Authority in coordination with the Federation of Sudanese Chambers of Commerce, adding that the holding of the first trade forum confirms the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's keenness to raise the value of trade exchange, to benefit from various investment opportunities in the economy of countries, especially the Republic of Sudan, explaining that Saudi Arabia ranks the third of the most important countries to which Sudan is exported, based on the data of the year 2015, adding that it is considered the seventh most important partner in the Sudanese imports, and that the kingdom's exports to Sudan amounted to SR 1.8 billion, representing 9% of the total imports of Sudan, saying that the Kingdom's vision is to strengthen Saudi Arabia's position as one of the world's largest economies and establish its position as one of the world's leading countries.
The ambassador reviewed the program of the forum, pointing out that it includes a meeting with the heads of the chambers and representatives of government agencies and a presentation of the large projects in Sudan, in addition to a workshop on the procedures of entering the Saudi products to the Republic of Sudan presented by the Sudanese Customs Authority, expressing his hope that the forum paints promising economic future between the Kingdom and Sudan, and promotes a constructive relationship, leading to distinct levels of trade exchange, reflecting the direction of the leadership of the two brotherly countries.