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South Sudan Report 2013

  1. 1. South Sudan Report 2013Report Details:Published:November 2012No. of Pages:Price: Single User License – US$4000A comprehensive overview of the economy, politics and emerging projects market of the world’snewest country!South Sudan is the world’s newest country. Though undoubtedly poor, it has almost unlimitedpotential thanks to its substantial oil and gas reserves and receptiveness to foreign investment.The latest market intelligence report from MEED Insight, the South Sudan Report 2013, exploresthe large number of investment opportunities that are appearing across all sectors in the country.This new research report provides you with everything you need to know about South Sudan’seconomy, politics and projects market, taking into account all of its major sectors and projectplans.With the majority of the population living a subsistence, agrarian existence, it is a market that iswildly different from the hydrocarbons-dominated GCC. However, it is a country with an incrediblegrowth opportunity, particularly given its large oil and gas reserves.In time, with its plentiful oil and gas reserves, South Sudan’s economy is likely to boom and thereis no better time than now for companies to explore these project and other commercialopportunities.Through this comprehensive research report you will be able to:•Understand key emerging investment opportunities in South Sudan•Learn about government plans for each sector•Gain insight into the region’s political and economic picture•Stay one step ahead of the competition with first mover advantageGet your copy of this report @http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/206278-south-sudan-report-2013.htmlMajor points covered in Table of Contents of this report include
  2. 2. 1. Preface ....... 82. Executive summary ........ 93. Politics ...... 123.1 Background . 123.2 Political system...... 133.2.1 Parliament ..... 143.2.2 State government .... 143.2.3 Judiciary ....... 153.3 Political issues ....... 153.3.1 North-south relations ......... 153.3.2 Abyei .. 153.3.3 Border demarcation . 164. Economy .. 184.1 Overview ..... 184.2 Macroeconomy ....... 194.2.1 Economic growth ..... 194.2.2 Currency and inflation ....... 194.3 Oil shutdown 204.4 Budget ......... 214.5 Aid ..... 244.6 Economy data appendices ......... 265. Agriculture 325.1 Overview ..... 325.2 Institutions ... 345.3 Regulations . 345.4 Strategy ....... 355.5 Investment ... 365.5.1 Cereals and oil crops ........ 365.5.2 Sugar .. 375.5.3 Funding ........ 375.6 Issues 385.7 Land grabbing ....... 396. Housing and urban development ...... 416.1 Overview ..... 416.2 Regulatory framework ...... 426.3 Investment ... 426.4 Strategy ....... 426.5 Projects ....... 446.5.1 New capital .... 446.5.2 Urban masterplanning ....... 456.6 Issues 466.6.1 Finance ......... 46
  3. 3. 6.6.2 Legal framework ...... 476.6.3 Construction materials ...... 476.6.4 Urban housing provision ... 477. Mining ....... 487.1 Overview ..... 487.2 Institutions ... 497.3 Regulation ... 507.4 Land and resource ownership .... 507.5 Licences ...... 517.5.1 Fees and royalties ... 517.5.2 Reconnaissance licence ... 527.5.3 Exploration licence .. 527.5.4 Small-scale mining lease .. 527.5.5 Large-scale mining lease .. 527.6 Investment ... 537.6.1 Brinkley Mining/New Kush Exploration . 547.6.2 Epic Exploration ...... 548. Oil ... 558.1 Overview ..... 558.1.1 Reserves ....... 558.1.2 Production ..... 568.1.3 Marketing ....... 588.2 Institutions ... 608.3 Regulation ... 608.4 Upstream ..... 618.4.1 Blocks 1a and 1b ..... 618.4.2 Block 5A ....... 618.4.3 Blocks 3 & 7 .. 628.4.4 Block B ......... 628.4.5 Block A ......... 628.4.6 Block 5B ....... 628.4.7 Block E ......... 638.4.8 New acreage . 638.5 Export pipelines ...... 648.6 Refining ....... 658.6.1 Vitol refinery .. 658.6.2 Akon refinery . 669. Power ....... 679.1 Overview ..... 679.2 Regulatory framework ...... 689.3 Institutions ... 699.3.1 Electricity & Dams Ministry 69
  4. 4. 9.3.2 South Sudan Electricity Corporation ..... 699.3.3 Regulation ..... 719.3.4 Distribution .... 729.4 Investment framework ...... 729.4.1 Generation ..... 739.5 Strategy ....... 739.5.1 Rural electrification .. 749.6 Projects ....... 759.6.1 Progress to date ...... 759.6.2 Plans .. 759.6.3 Hydroelectricity ........ 769.6.4 Other projects 809.7 Regional cooperation ....... 819.7.1 Power imports ......... 819.7.2 Regional power trade project ...... 819.7.3 East Africa Power Pool ..... 8210. Transport ........ 8410.1 Aviation ........ 8410.1.1 Overview ....... 8410.1.2 Projects ........ 8410.2 Rail .... 8810.2.1 Overview ....... 8810.2.2 Projects ........ 8910.2.3 Issues . 9110.3 River transport ....... 9210.3.1 Overview ....... 9210.3.2 Strategy ........ 9210.3.3 Studies ......... 9310.3.4 Projects ........ 9410.3.5 Issues . 9510.4 Roads 9610.4.1 Introduction .... 9610.4.2 Institutions ..... 9610.4.3 Strategy ........ 9710.4.4 Projects ........ 9910.4.5 International roads... 9910.4.6 National roads ....... 10110.4.7 Urban roads . 10210.4.8 Local roads .. 10310.4.9 Bridges ....... 10310.4.10 Challenges ........ 104
  5. 5. 11. Water .. 10611.1 Overview ... 10611.2 Resources . 10611.3 Regulation . 10811.4 Institutions . 10811.5 Investment . 10911.6 Strategy ..... 11011.7 Financing ... 11111.8 Projects ..... 11111.8.1 Juba water treatment plant ........ 11111.8.2 Rural water infrastructure 11211.9 Regional cooperation ..... 11211.10 Issues ........ 11311.10.1 Environment ...... 11411.10.2 Technology ........ 11412. Doing business in South Sudan .. 11512.1 Overview ... 11512.2 Institutions . 11612.2.1 Commerce, Industry & Investment Ministry .. 11612.2.2 South Sudan Investment Authority ...... 11712.2.3 One-stop shop ....... 11712.3 Regulation . 11712.3.1 Ownership ... 11712.3.2 National priority ..... 11812.3.3 Repatriation of capital profits and dividends . 11812.3.4 Land leases . 11812.3.5 Environment 11912.3.6 Dispute resolution.. 11912.4 Investment . 11912.4.1 Investment certificates .... 11912.4.2 Priority areas ......... 12012.5 Investment incentives ..... 12112.5.1 Strategic investment ........ 12112.5.2 Tax exemptions and concessions ....... 12112.5.3 Fiscal incentives .... 12112.6 Tax .. 12312.7 Licence applications ....... 124List of TablesTable 1: Key government positions . 13Table 2: State governors ....... 14Table 3: GDP by sector, 2010 (£SSm) ..... 18
  6. 6. Table 4: Annual change in GDP by activity, 2009 constant prices, 2009-11 (%) . 19Table 5: Oil transit agreement ($ a barrel) 21Table 6: Revenue and expenditure, 2005-13 (£SS) ..... 22Table 7: Additional allocations for key projects ... 23Table 8: Budget, 2011/12-2012/13 (£SS) . 24Table 9: Donor funding by sector, 2011-14 ($m) 25Table 10: Actual government expenditure, July 2011-June 2012 (£SS) .... 26Table 11: 2012/13 budget by government agency (£SS) ....... 28Table 12: Priority areas for commercial investment in cereals ......... 36Table 13: Priority areas for commercial investment in oil crops, oil palm, groundnut and sesame ....36Table 14: Planned sugar mills ......... 37Table 15: Major land deals .... 40Table 16: Mining leases ....... 53Table 17: Oil reserves by type and block .. 56Table 18: Sudan and South Sudan combined oil reserves ..... 56Table 19: Major hydroelectric power projects ..... 77Table 20: Bedden Dam construction materials ... 78Table 21: Other power projects ....... 80Table 22: Major airport projects ...... 87Table 23: Major rail projects .. 90Table 24: Government port development programme .. 94Table 25: Juba River Port specifications ... 95Table 26: Road projects ...... 102Table 27: New Juba Nile Bridge specifications . 104Table 28: Bridge projects .... 104Table 29: Land lease terms. 118Table 30: Capital allowances ........ 122Table 31: Deductible annual allowances 123Table 32: Other annual depreciation allowances ........ 123Table 33: Personal income tax ..... 123Table 34: Business profits tax ....... 124List of FiguresFigure 1: Administrative map of South Sudan .... 12Figure 2: Annual consumer price index inflation (%) .... 19Figure 3: Aid allocations by sector, 2012-13 (as % of total funding) 25Figure 4: Rainfall patterns ..... 32Figure 5: Agro-ecological zones ..... 33Figure 6: Geological map ...... 49Figure 7: Sudan and South Sudan combined oil production, 2001-11 („000 barrels a day) ..... 57Figure 8: South Sudan oil production, 1999-2035 („000 barrels a day) ...... 58
  7. 7. Figure 9: Monthly oil sales by volume, July 2011-January 2012 (million barrels) 59Figure 10: Monthly oil sales by revenue ($m) ..... 59Figure 11: Selected exploration and production licences ....... 63Figure 12: Potential pipeline routes 65Figure 13: Power sector institutional framework . 71Figure 14: Proposed sites for hydroelectric power plants ....... 76Figure 15: Bedden Dam technical overview ....... 78Figure 16: Location of construction materials ..... 79Figure 17: Distribution of hydropower potential in East Africa (MW) 82Figure 20: Sites of proposed new airports and airport upgrades ...... 87Figure 18: Planned railway links ..... 91Figure 19: South Sudan road map .. 99Figure 21: Proposed institutional framework for the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector109Contact: sales@reportsandreports.com for more information.

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