November 21, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese finance ministry Undersecretary Abdel-Rahman Dirar today denied that he has issued a decision imposing new taxes and fees on sugar and accused merchants of artificially bumping up prices. This week decree number (83) signed by Dirar itemized several increases in fees and taxes associated with 50 kilogram (110 pounds) sugar bags bought by wholesale merchants. The move angered the lawmakers in the national assembly and prompted consultations among (...)
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