Monday, May 4, 2009

South Sudan's development has knock on effects for whole regions' economy

A newish link to a East African Business Week story on how the emergence of Southern Sudan's economy is impacting the whole region's financial situation.

Already the effects of opening up to South Sudan are paying off dividends for Kenyans and Ugandan farmers.

Prices of animals and produce have doubled and quadrupled. This is good for business. There is pretty much to tap from Sudan, including jobs, construction and tourism. The reverse is also true. In the coming years, road and rail will form a significant part of life. Rail on.

South Sudan has leap-frogged many of Uganda's traditional trading partners and become the third after Kenya and the EU.

Read the full story here.

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