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Tunisia expects up to 600,000 tourists from Russia in 2018 — minister

The Tunisian authorities are interested in increasing the tourist flow from Russia and expect that up to 600,000 Russians can visit the country by the end of this year, Tunisian Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Salma Elloumi Rekik told TASS on Tuesday in the run-up to her working visit to ...

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Tunisia Adopts Law to Promote Entrepreneurship, Digital Startups

“A bill on the promotion of start-ups to encourage entrepreneurship with digital content has been adopted by the Cabinet meeting and will soon be tabled in the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) for approval,” Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Monday. Speaking at the closing of the Tunisian-Spanish business forum, ...

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Tunisia’s National career revenues up 29% in 2017

Tunisia’s National career Tunisair’s passenger traffic increased by 17.1% in 2017 compared to 2016, making it possible to the airline company to improve its revenues by 29%, to more than 1,280 million dinars (MD) against 995.1 (MD) last year, with a market share (at Tunisian airports) of 41.8% against 39.8%, ...

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Stock of reserves drops to 82 days of import (BCT)

Since early 2018, the Stock of Reserves has been under heavy pressure, bringing it back to 82 days of import (equivalent to 1.161,0 MTD), as a result of the important currency settlements which Tunisia usually makes at the beginning of the year for the constitution of the stocks of raw ...

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Tunisia: Impact Partner to set an investment fund for SMEs

Impact Partner will set an investment fund worth between TND500, 000 and TND2 million ($208,300 and $833,192). This was announced by Leila Charfi, the firm’s managing director, Ecofinagency reports. The firm which provides companies with financing and technical support to improve their financial profitability targets SMEs through this new initiative, the source ...

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Some 331.807 MD in 2017/2018 season for date exports

The revenue of date exports for 2017/2018 stands at 331.807 million dinars (MD) thus reaching record up 22%  compared to  last season (271.727MD). The dates exported jumped by 6% since early this season (October 1, 2017) reaching 54,519 thousand tonnes February 21, 2018, against 51,391 thousand tonnes, the Agriculture, Water ...

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Riyeda entrepreneurship fair opens in Tunis

Over 8,000 people are expected at the two-day entrepreneurship fair, Riyeda, which opened Wednesday in Tunis TAP reports. Representatives of public and private financing and support structures, young graduates with innovative ideas, job seekers, Tunisian and foreign experts as well as entrepreneurs are taking part in the fifth edition of this ...

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EBRD and FAO support sustainable olive oil production in Tunisia

Phoenician travellers first introduced the olive tree to what is nowadays Tunisia. Its cultivation is said to have been refined here, before trees were taken northwards and westwards, into the heartlands of the Roman Empire. Tunisia is well established as a major exporter of olive oil, alongside Italy and Spain ...

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Tunisia welcomes first Chinese charterd-flight tourist group

The first Chinese chartered-flight tourist group arrived in Tunisia on Tuesday, as the North African country expects to attract more people from the world’s biggest tourist market. The trip route of the 165-tourist group, organized by China Youth Tourism Service (CYTS), one of the biggest tour operators in China, covers ...

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