Get on the path to successful investment in Sudan today.
www.Invest-In-Sudan.com is created by AZTAN Law Firm as part of its efforts to make it easy for foreign investors as well as Sudanese businessmen to take decisions in relation to their plans for investing in Sudan.
In 2003 AZTAN Law Firm jointly with Financial Investment Bank organized the first conference on “Invest in Sudan under BOT Contracts” in Khartoum-Sudan. The Conference discussed the legal framework of investment in Sudan and raised recommendations to the Investment Authorities in Sudan. Since then, AZTAN Law Firm has been monitoring the changes in the business environment in Sudan and has been keeping its clients updated of any developments related to or affecting their investments.
The study and review of various laws reflected in the booklet developed by AZTAN Law Firm on “How to Set up Business in Sudan” has become the most famous guidelines the most reliable source of information for many investors from UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Malaysia, Switzerland, Ireland, South Africa, Egypt, Sultanate of Oman, Jordan etc...
Our main aim is to provide updated information on the legal developments in Sudan, the new government projects, business opportunities and, at the same time, to create a channel for answering the investors' queries.
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The Legal system of Sudan is regulated and governed by the Federal Laws (issued by the National Authorities), and Provincial Laws (issued by the Head of each Province and enforced within the territory of that relevant Province). Hence the nature of the business and its location determine the laws that should be complied with.
Below is a non-exhaustive list of the most relevant national laws that the investors must consider when establishing Business in Sudan:
- Investment Encouragement Act 2021
- Companies Act 2015
- Trademark Act 1969
- Arbitration Act 2016
- Registration of Partnership Act 1933
- Commercial Agents’ Licensing Act 1972
- Crimes Related to Information 2007
- Labour Act 1997
- Bankruptcy Act 1929
- Registration of Business Names Act 1931
- Environment protection Act 2001
- National Commission for Transparency, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Act 2016
- Regularization of Competition and Prevention of Monopoly Act 2009
- National Consumers Protection Act 2019
- Free Zones and Duty Free Act 2009
- Civil Procedures Act 1983
- The Anti-Money Laundry and Counter-Terrorism Act 2014
After the Sudanese Revolution of December 2018, the authorities of Sudan started revision of the laws enforce to comply with the international conventions. Therefore, it is vital that the investors and business community should get a reliable source of updated information.
Towards that end, AZTAN Law Firm, together with its stakeholders, have developed www.Invest-In-Sudan.com that provides the most reliable source of information for businessmen and professional advisors.
1- Under Companies Act 2015, investors can carry out business in Sudan in any of the following forms:
- Sole Proprietorship (i.e., Business Name)
- Private Limited Liability Company
- Public Limited Liability Company
- Branch of Foreign Company
2- The Investors can set up their business in any of the Free Zone Areas. In Sudan there are two Free Zone Areas, namely:
- Garrie Free Zone in Khartoum Province.
- Port Sudan Free Zone at the Red Sea Province (1100 KM from Khartoum).
3- Under the Laws governing the Free Zone Areas, Business can be registered in any of the following forms:
- Branch of a foreign company.
- Branch of a local company in Sudan.
- Free Zone company.
- Free Zone Business Name.
- Free Zone Business Name and partnership (the partnership is a joint-venture of at least two individuals/entities. The partnership does not have a separate legal entity. The liability of the partners therein is not limited).
There's much to see in this web site about the business opportunities in Sudan including Tenders and Auctions announced by the government departments, Public Projects and Government plans plus other Investment Opportunities published in the Sudanese media..
To get a copy of Investment Encouragement Act 2021 please visit our page of Events & Publications
The Investment Encouragement Act is issued this year. It covers many important aspects of great interest to investors such as insurance of the risk of repatriation of capital.
AZTAN Law Firm shall not be held responsible for incomplete or inaccurate information, typos or omissions or unintentional mistakes or errors. The resources made available in this website does not create a professional relationship between the parties.