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Sudanese textile factories on revival path
Feb '13
The revival of textile factories in Wad Medani, the capital of the Al Jazirah state in east-central Sudan, is currently in progress and is likely to be completed by June 2013, Eng. Abdul Wahab Osman, the Minister of Industry has said.
Al Hada, Gametixt and Wad-Medani textile factories are among the ones that at being revived, the Minister said, according to a Sudan Vision report.
Mr. Osman said his Ministry will help the revival of the textile industry in Sudan by seeking a cut in various federal and state taxes as well as electricity and other utility tariffs.
He urged the factory owners to adapt latest technologies and make products according to the market demands.
The revival of textile sector in Sudan is important as it would create new job opportunities, while reducing dependence on clothing imports, thus decreasing the need for foreign currency.

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