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Google Merchant Account launched in Tunisia

Google launched, on April 7th, the Google Merchant Account service in Tunisia, which allows developers, project promoters and IT engineering services companies to open a Merchant Account and start sell their applications and services over the internet and enjoy the status of “Google Play”, the Ministry of Communication Technologies and ...

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Tunisian-Libyan Business Council established to foster economic relations

The Tunisian-African Business Council (TABC) on Friday in Tunis launched the first Tunisian-Libyan Business Council. The aim of this council is to focus on a better economic rapprochement between the two countries and provide the necessary support to relaunch trade and investment between the two business communities, said Bassem Loukil, ...

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ICD signs commitment letter and memoranda of understanding with Tunisian companies

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private sector (ICD) signed a commitment letter with Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), Tunisia, as well as seven memoranda of understanding, namely with CDC, Wifak Bank, Zitouna Tamkeen, Intilaq Fund, BFPME and UGFS. The signing ceremony was held at the Four ...

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Energy: Med-Tso project redraws Mediterranean electricity

Eighteen countries joined together to create a safe and sustainable Mediterranean electricity network towards a single energy market. The Mediterranean project, managed by 20 partners of 18 EU and non-EU countries, and led by Med-Tso, the association of electricity managers in the Mediterranean area, was launched in 2015 and throughout ...

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Tunisia plans to launch solar and wind projects worth USD 1 billion in a tender

Tunisia will launch a global tender on April 27 to build 2.5 billion Tunisian dinars (USD1 billion) solar and renewable wind power plants, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Thursday. Speaking at an energy conference that the tender aims to produce 1,000 megawatts of electricity from solar and wind power ...

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Tunisia’s Dinar Must Weaken Further to Boost Economy, IMF Says

-Nation’s currency depreciated 19% against the euro last year -Economy is still struggling seven years after Arab Sprin Tunisia’s dinar must weaken further this year if the North African country is to boost exports and revive an economy battered by political upheaval since its 2011 uprising, the International Monetary Fund said.  “I ...

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ITFC celebrates 10th anniversary in Tunisia

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, celebrated its 10th anniversary on Monday. The celebration was held at the Four Seasons Hotel, Tunis, and attended by the governors of the IDB member countries, official delegations and a number of representatives from ...

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Tunisia’s Tourism Revenues Grow 23% In First Quarter

Tunisia’s tourism revenues rose 23% year-on-year in the first three months of 2018, the government said on Tuesday (April 3), as the sector recovers from two militant attacks on holidaymakers in 2015. Tourism minister Salma Loumi forecast last month that arrivals would reach a record 8 million this year, fully ...

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Parliament: Startup Act passed

The Startup Act was passed by the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) at a plenary session on Monday evening. Anouar Maarouf, Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy described the draft law as “revolutionary”, considering that its adoption represents a first step on the road to the construction of country’s ...

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Islamic Development Bank to finance $185 mln projects in Tunisia

The Islamic Development Bank has agreed on Sunday to lend Tunisia $185 million to finance developments including an electricity project, an official told Reuters. The bank agreed to finance an electricity link worth $150 as well as the construction of hospitals in Kasserine and Kef worth $34 million. The agreement ...

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