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UTICA looks to renew key sectors in Tunisia

“I believe that highlighting the successes of successful domestic and foreign companies is one of the best communication tools to be exercised, ” said Majoul. “A number of recent rankings, some of which were unfair to Tunisia, have had a negative impact on the image of our country, which forces ...

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Tourism revenue in Tunisia up 28% to April 10

European tourists up 51.4% in first quarter Tourism revenue in Tunisia rose by 28% between January 1 and April 10 over the same period in 2017, according to government data released on Friday. This year so far income from tourism has amounted to 530.8 million Tunisian dinars, compared to 413.6 ...

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Tunisia: food trade balance records surplus of 222 MD (Q1

Tunisia’s food trade balance recorded a surplus of 222.6 million dinars (MD) in the 1st quarter of 2018 (1st Q), against a deficit of 384 MD in the 1st Q of 2017, due to the doubling of food exports of olive oil, according to data released recently by the Agriculture, ...

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IMF: Opposite trends continue to characterize the Tunisian economy in early 2018

Economic growth is picking up, but risks to macroeconomic stability have also risen. Strong policy and reform implementation will lower risks to the budget and decelerate inflation. Discussions on the near-term economic reform priorities will continue in Washington during the IMF’s Spring Meetings from April 20–22. An International Monetary Fund ...

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Tunisia hopes to regain its rank of leading exporter to EU

Tunisia is able to recover its position as the leading south Mediterranean exporter to Europe by 2020, said Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Thursday. At a national conference on Tunisian industry and small and medium-sized enterprises, Chahed said that since January 2017, Tunisian industrial exports have exceeded 31 billion dinars (12.76 ...

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Tunisia wants to enter into a MoU with India in field of Mining and Geology

A specialized Training Institute of GSI can train the professionals of Tunisia A meeting between Mr.Hachem Hemidi, Secretary of State (MoS Rank), Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy of Tunisia with Hon’ble Union Minister of Mines held in Delhi. During the meeting, Hon’ble Union Minister of Mines highlighted that India ...

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Plan to unify Med electric network

Fourteen projects for a global investment of 16 billion euros will connect over the next few years countries overlooking the Mediterranean in one sustainable electrical network able to provide energy to some 500 million consumers. This is thanks to the action plan launched by Med-Tso, the association formed by 20 ...

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Tunisia seeks to recover USD 2.72 billion of bad loans

A committee will be set up to monitor this work, which will include five lawmakers Tunisia plans to recover 6.5 billion dinars (USD 2.72 billion) of bad loans in three public banks as part of its banking reforms, the minister of economic reforms told Reuters on Tuesday. Banking reform was ...

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Tunisia plans 1-GW wind, solar auction this month

Tunisia is expected this month to launch a tender for the procurement of 1,000 MW of wind and solar power, representing an investment of TND 2.5 billion (USD 1.04bn/EUR 847m), Reuters reports, citing a top government official. The international tender is scheduled to start on April 27, Prime Minister Youssef ...

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Olive oil: EU Exceptional support promised to Tunisia falls short of expectations, according to TOE

The exceptional two-year (2016-2017) support that the European Union (EU) promised to Tunisia, in terms of customs clearance for the export of Tunisian olive oil destined for the EU, “fell short of expectations, “said the Tunisian Observatory of Economy (TOE) in an article entitled” Assessment of temporary European support for exports ...

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