November 8, 2012 (WASHINGTON) – The Sudanese government on Thursday pushed back against recommendations made by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on subsidies saying it is not binding to Khartoum. In its annual report on Sudan released this week the IMF commended the government for rolling out the austerity package last summer which included partial removal of subsidies on sugar and petroleum products. The move was made to curb the widening budget deficit which resulted from losing oil (...)
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