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S. Sudan Braces for Sanctions as Economy Limps

At the Gumbo market in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, stall owners squint into the sun as they watch workers offload truckloads of onions, pineapples, sugarcane and mangoes newly arrived from Uganda and Kenya. Some say business is OK. Others say it could be better, as traders usually do. But they all agree on one thing: The dollar is way too high. That’s just one of the impediments to profit. The possibility of sanctions also looms, after the United Nations Security Council last week...

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