According to preliminary media reports, Mauritius has newly indicated that it is negotiating a DTA with North Sudan.
Representatives from Sudan and Saudi Arabia meeting on October 29, 2013, agreed to sign a DTA before the end of 2013.
The DTA signed between Ethiopia and Sudan was tabled before the Economic Development Committee of Sudan's Council of Ministers for its approval on July 16, 2013.
According to preliminary media reports, Palestine and Sudan signed a DTA on June 10, 2013.
According to preliminary media reports, the Government of Saudi Arabia on March 4, 2013, endorsed the signing of a new DTA with Sudan.
According to preliminary media reports, Sudan and Saudi Arabia have held three days of negotiations towards a DTA, which concluded on September 18, 2012.