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1

What percentage had the country's GDP grew by in 2010?

4.7% however, this hasn't led to increased living standards

2

What percentage of the population live below $1 a day?

46.5%

3

In 2007, how much aid did the country receive?

Over $2 billion and 70% of this humanitarian

4

Where does their aid come from?

Individual governments, international organisations and NGOs

5

In 2008, the World Food Programme provided food aid for how many people?

6 million

6

What is some of the aid used for?

Prevent conflicts, rebuild infrastructure and invest in education and health

7

In 1990s, exports were mainly...

Low profit agricultural goods such as cotton, nuts and livestock

8

In 1991, what did Sudan start exporting?

Oil

9

What did the trade surplus of oil reach in the first months of 2011?

$1.4 billion

10

Why aren't the profits from the oil funding development?

Because of corruption in the government

11

What percentage of GDP does agriculture account for?

40%

12

What percentage of people are employed in agriculture?

80%

13

In 2012, what were the average import tarrfis?

20%

14

What is Sudan in the process of doing?

Joining the World Trade Organisation to make international trade easier