Sudan Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1996 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Sudan Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

  • Sudan Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 1.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a growth equal to 2.2 % in the previous year.
  • Sudan Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1996 to Dec 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 7.8 % in Dec 2006 and a record low 0.0 % in Dec 1996.

CEIC calculates annual Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Foreign Direct Investment and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Sudan provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD based on BPM6. The Central Bureau of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Bank of Sudan average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Foreign Direct Investment prior to 2020 is based on BPM5. Foreign Direct Investment prior to 2003 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.


Related information about Sudan Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Sudan, Current Account recorded a deficit of 701.0 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 146.6 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Sudan Direct Investment Abroad remained the same 0.0 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 0.9 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 42.5 USD bn in Dec 2019.

View Sudan's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP from 1996 to 2020 in the chart:

Sudan Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

What was Sudan's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP in 2020?

Sudan Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 1.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a growth equal to 2.2 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.0 2020 2.2 2019 0.0 1996 7.8 2006 % yearly 1996 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 7.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Algeria (%) 0.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Argentina (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) 2.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 4.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2021
Austria (%) 5.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) -22.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (%) 1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (%) 0.3 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Belarus (%) 1.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Belgium (%) 1.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) 1.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -2.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Botswana (%) 0.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2021
Brazil (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Brunei (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 1.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Cambodia (%) 14.0 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Canada (%) 2.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1961 - Dec 2021
Chile (%) -0.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
China (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Colombia (%) 2.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Croatia (%) 4.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Cyprus (%) -65.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2021
Czech Republic (%) 4.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 3.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 0.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Egypt (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 18.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
European Union (%) -2.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Finland (%) 1.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
France (%) 1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 7.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2021
Germany (%) 0.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
Ghana (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 2.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 42.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Hungary (%) 13.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Iceland (%) 6.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
India (%) 1.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Dec 2021
Indonesia (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) 0.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (%) 16.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 6.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Italy (%) 0.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Dec 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 0.8 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (%) 0.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2021
Jordan (%) 1.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2021
Kenya (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
South Korea (%) 1.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2021
Kosovo (%) 1.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Kuwait (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 11.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Laos (%) 5.6 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Latvia (%) 35.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) 3.8 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 4.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) -290.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) -27.8 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) -2.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Malawi (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 2.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 23.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) 87.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) 1.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Moldova (%) 1.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Mongolia (%) 13.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Montenegro (%) 15.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Morocco (%) 2.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Mozambique (%) 22.7 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
Nepal (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Netherlands (%) -37.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2021
New Zealand (%) 2.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2021
Nigeria (%) -0.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2021
Norway (%) -2.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Oman (%) 3.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 1.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Panama (%) 3.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Paraguay (%) 0.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Peru (%) 3.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Philippines (%) 2.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Poland (%) 2.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Portugal (%) 2.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Qatar (%) -1.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Romania (%) 1.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 2.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 6.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Singapore (%) 25.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Slovakia (%) 1.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Slovenia (%) -0.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2021
Spain (%) -2.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 1.0 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Sweden (%) 4.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1982 - Dec 2021
Switzerland (%) -1.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Syria (%) 1.2 2011 yearly 1990 - 2011

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,007.317 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 2,954.850 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 4.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SDG bn) 22,449.604 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SDG bn) 275,325.375 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (SDG bn) 19,374.709 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Public Expenditure: Current (SDG mn) 457,778.000 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Public Balance: Surplus or Deficit (SDG mn) -193,185.000 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Public Revenue: Tax: Value Added Tax (SDG mn) 111,595.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Public Revenue (SDG mn) 264,593.000 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Public Expenditure (SDG mn) 462,797.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 9.532 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -835.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 445.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -19.4 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 2.522 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 374.185 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 382.860 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,279.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -15.8 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 343,645.747 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 685,863.062 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.745 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 14.822 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 30.896 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 200.301 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Exports: Petroleum: Crude Oil (USD th) 0.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Non Petroleum: Other Livestocks (USD th) 4.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Exports (USD th) 444,966.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Non Petroleum: Sesame (USD th) 98,829.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Non Petroleum: Sugar (USD th) 0.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Non Petroleum: Gum Hashab (USD th) 11,745.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Non Petroleum: Gold (USD th) 193,039.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Middle East: Saudi Arabia (USD th) 38,267.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Africa: COMESA: Egypt (USD th) 69,849.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Asia: India (USD th) 8,045.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Middle East: United Arab Emirates (USD th) 204,514.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Exports: Asia: China (USD th) 61,683.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Foodstuffs (USD th) 272,136.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Raw Materials: Petroleum Products (USD th) 261,487.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Transport Equipments (USD th) 106,717.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Machinery and Equipments: Non Electrical Appliances (USD th) 47,895.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Manufactured Goods (USD th) 217,968.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports (USD th) 1,279,915.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Asia: India (USD th) 113,099.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Asia: China (USD th) 341,337.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Middle East: Saudi Arabia (USD th) 60,925.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Africa: COMESA: Egypt (USD th) 82,226.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Imports: Middle East: United Arab Emirates (USD th) 208,308.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 0.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -701.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 146.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.0 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.900 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2004 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2004 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2010 - Sep 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 51,200.0 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 105.1 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 5,821.6 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 12.8 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -3.906 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -88,076.754 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: in Sudan (USD mn) 430.100 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.5 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 4,492.463 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 8,545.354 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 63.7 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 18.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2017 monthly Jul 1960 - Dec 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 0.000 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 0.0 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2017
Total Deposits (USD mn) 5,163.151 Feb 2022 monthly Jun 2002 - Feb 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 243.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 5,326.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 224.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 5,149.468 Sep 2020 monthly Dec 2001 - Sep 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 47.34 Sep 2020 monthly Dec 2002 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 7.90 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Money Supply: M2: M1: Currency with Public (SDG mn) 116,949.000 Jan 2019 monthly Mar 2002 - Jan 2019
Money Supply: M2: M1 (SDG mn) 2,008,441.000 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Rate: Foreign Currency (%) 18.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
Banks Deposits (SDG mn) 2,409,313.600 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Loans: Banks Advances: in SDG (SDG th) 990,165,869.000 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021

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