November 19, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese finance ministry on Monday quietly issued a decision hiking the price of sugar as part of its ongoing effort to cut subsidies on basic commodities to stop the bleeding in the country’s budget.
Decree number (83) signed by the finance ministry undersecretary Abdel-Rahman Dirar itemized several increases in fees and taxes associated with 50 kilogram (110 pounds) sugar bags bought by wholesale merchants.
This would be the second time this year that (...)
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