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Rising political tensions represents a key risk to the economies and infrastructure sector of Sudan and South Sudan. These developments reconfirm our view that, though a lack of data for the separate entities impedes accurate forecasting, the Sudanese economy will endure a sharp recession in 2012. The lack of administrative systems to collect taxes in South Sudan and Sudan looking for new ways to help bolster the economy and foment growth, coupled with the potential disruption to oil output in both states, will accentuate pressures on public finances
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