Economy of Khartoum

The industrial centre of the region and the country, the city contains dockyards, marine and rail workshops, and sawmills. Khartoum North trades in cotton, grains, fruit, and livestock; industries include tanning, brewing, brick making, textile weaving, and food processing. Since the year 2000, chemical plants supplying household products to the rest of the country have been built in the city.

A wealthy suburb is growing towards the eastern part of the city, along the Blue Nile