Free Trade Agreements
Membership in Free Trade Arrangements: Sudan is a member of the Arab League, the African Union, the Organization of Islamic Countries, the Great Arab Free Trade Area, the Common Markets for East & South Africa (COMESA). Sudan is not yet a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Working Party on the accession of Sudan was established on 25 October 1994. Sudan's Memorandum on the Foreign Trade Regime was circulated in January 1999. A Factual Summary of Points Raised (summarizing the discussions of the Working Party) was circulated informally in September 2004. Initial offers on goods and services have been tabled and are being negotiated bilaterally. The second meeting of the Working Party was held in March 2004.