First U.S. wheat shipment to Sudan in decades arrives

16.05.2017

Saiga Company, one of the largest flour suppliers in Sudan, has announced that a U.S. wheat shipment will arrive in Port Sudan on Monday.This is first deal between America and Sudanese companies since the U.S. lifted some economic sanctions which it imposed in 1993.

“This shipment marks the beginning of the return of cooperation between U.S. and Sudanese companies, which will benefit this vital area,” The company said a statement it issued on Sunday.

In June 2015, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Sudanese private company, DAL Group, signed an agreement to provide local pasteurised milk for 5,000 school children suffering from malnutrition in Sudan’s Red Sea State.

Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump will in June Take a decision on the temporary lifting of sanctions on Sudan, based on a five-track agreement negotiated between the two countries.


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