South Sudan

On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with South Sudan. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.

It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.

Type of Government: Presidential Republic
Population: 10.77  million (2021)
GDP: 12 billion USD (2015)
Corporate Tax Rate: 15% - 35%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 0% - 20%
Major Exports: Crude Petroleum ($455M), Refined Petroleum ($84.9M), Forage Crops ($9.75M), Onions ($2.1M), and Sheep and Goat Meat ($1.99M), exporting mostly to China ($299M), Italy ($88.7M), Singapore ($85.7M), Japan ($66.6M), and United Arab Emirates ($20M).
Major Imports: Delivery Trucks ($61M), Cars ($50.2M), Other Edible Preparations ($39.3M), Sorghum ($26.3M), and Packaged Medicaments ($21.6M), importing mostly from United Arab Emirates ($337M), Kenya ($155M), China ($140M), United States ($57.6M), and India ($28M).