Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jihad Azour said Tuesday to Express FM that “the Tunisian economy has promising capabilities due in particular to its human resources and its graduates”.
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) remains quite low and it will be necessary to focus on the economic policy or some clear axes, he added.
Jihad Azour noted that the axes including the preservation of the economic stability through the control of the budget deficit as it has a negative repercussion on inflation and investors’ confidence to Tunisia.
He also asserted that the level of debt remains fairly consistent, so it will be necessary to preserve competitiveness, strengthen the investors’ confidence in the country and put in place and adequate monetary policy that help master inflation and keep an adequate level of foreign exchange reserves.
TunisianMonitorOnline (Chedly Ben Rhouma)