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BMI View: Sudan's food and drink industry will experience modest growth throughout our forecast period
on the back of a more favourable economic outlook; relatively low inflation and low fuel prices. On the
other hand, South Sudan's food and drink industry will experience a deep contraction due to the continued
erosion of consumer purchasing power. The mass grocery retail sector for both of these markets will remain
grossly underdeveloped due to a weak business environment; poor logistics network and ongoing conflict.
Key Trends & Industry Developments
? In Sudan, relative economic stability should lead to more sustained growth in the overall food industry.
With inflation moderating, we see stronger consumer spending in staples categories.
? In South Sudan, soaring inflation will continue to erode consumer purchasing power, limiting growth in
the food sector.
? The closure of the only brewery in South Sudan - South Sudan Beverages Limited - will negatively
impact growth in the formal market.