ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Jan 2011In January 2011, the government of Sudan announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.
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CNBC. Sudan bans imports of many goods as crisis looms. http://www.cnbc.com/id/40988702/Sudan_bans_imports_of_many_goods_as_crisis_looms
Reuters. Sudan bans imports of dozens of types of goods. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/01/09/economy-sudan-ban-idUSMCD95482220110109
Sudan News Agency, Khartoum. 'Central Bank of Sudan Bans Importation of Several Commodities.' http://www.sunanews.net/english-latest-news/16766-central-bank-of-sudan-bans-importation-of-several-commodities.html
A Ministry of Foreign Trade in Sudan banned the importation of furniture, molasses, biscuits, vermicelli, macaroni, raw and manufactured leather, silk and its products, live animals and birds (excluding chickens, cows and goats imported for breeding) from 5 January 2011.
The Central Bank of Sudan has therefore directed all banks working in Sudan not to engage in any banking arrangements pertinent to the importation of the above-mentioned goods from 9 January 2011.