Over 11,000 tonnes of citrus fruit exported in Tunisia

Tunisia exported 11, 573 tonnes of citrus fruit were exported in Tunisia over the period from last October to March 12, 2019  in comparison with 10, 206 tonnes in the last season, Rim Dridi Deputy Director of Applied Research at the National Inter-branch Group for Fruits Wednesday said. Export revenues reached 21,115 million Tunisian dinars against 20, 171 MTD during the same period in the previous season. Maltese orange make the bulk of citrus fruit exports (over 90%) and are essentially directed towards the French market. In this connection, Dridi…

Tunisian fouta records noticeable breakthrough in exports in Monastir

The value of handicrafts exports in the region of Monastir exceeded 8 million dinars (MD) in 2018, including 4MD exclusively generated by the Tunisian Fouta that has recorded a noticeable breakthrough, TAP reports. This authentic product already recorded 2.5MD of exports in 2017. The handicrafts exports in the region edged up 20% in 2018 compared with 2017. A rise was mainly driven by the Fouta and pottery. These exports are expected to increase in 2019 with the launch of three or four new exporting companies in Monastir. Efforts are exerted…

ABO Wind wins license for 10-MW solar park in Tunisia

Germany’s ABO Wind AG said on Tuesday it has obtained a permit for a project calling for the construction of a 10-MW solar park in Tunisia, Renewablesnow website reports. The particular photovoltaic (PV) plant will be installed in the governorate of Gabes, with its construction planned to take place next year. The project was secured in a tender for projects in the renewables sector and will operate under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with state-owned Societe tunisienne de l’electricite et du gaz (STEG). The fixed-price contract is yet to…