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China Competes With U.S. to Revamp Sudan’s State Shipping Firm

  • China COSCO offers assistance in rebuilding merchant fleet
  • Sudan sees surge in exports helping revive troubled economy

Photographer: Munshi Ahmed/Bloomberg 

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Sudan’s state shipping company is considering a Chinese offer to revamp a fleet that’s shrunk to just one boat as the African nation targets a boost in exports to help salvage the economy.