Sudan exports ethanol

SUDAN, angling to become Africa's leading exporter of ethanol, has sent out its first shipment of five million litres of the bio-fuel to the Netherlands, an official with the state-owned Kenana company said yesterday.

SUDAN, angling to become Africa's leading exporter of ethanol, has sent out its first shipment of five million litres of the bio-fuel to the Netherlands, an official with the state-owned Kenana company said yesterday.

Sudanese president Omar al-Beshir had announced last year that the company would oversee a project to lead Africa in bio-fuel production.- Sapa

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