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Tunis Stock Exchange, a new member of the World Federation of Exchanges

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has formalized the membership of the Tunis Stock Exchange as a full member, at its 58th Annual General Meeting held in Athens, on October 3rd, 2018. After Correspondent and Affiliate statuses, Membership status marks the completion of a long process and a on-site peer review carried ...

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Tunisia Officially Enforces Its Startup Act

The Tunisian Startup Act was implemented on Wednesday, and officially became law to be published in the official Gazette (JORT) of the Tunisian Republic. Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy, Anouar Maarouf, announced the official implementation at the Afric’Up summit. Earlier this year, in April, Tunisia had passed the ‘Startup Act’ after two years ...

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Tunisia’s annual inflation rate falls in September to 7.4 pct

Tunisia’s annual inflation rate in September fell to 7.4 percent from 7.5 percent in August, a government official told Reuters on Wednesday. Tunisia’s inflation rate stabilised at 7.5 percent in August, unchanged from July, after hitting 7.8 percent in June, the highest seen since 1990.  The central bank expects a ...

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Phosphate production down by 25% this year in Tunisia

The phosphate production decreased by 25 % in the first nine months this year to 2.6 million tonnes compared with the same period last year, the Phosphate Gafsa said on Wednesday. Phosphate exports are a key source of foreign currency reserves, which have dropped to levels worth just 77 days ...

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First edition of Afric’Up opens works in Tunis

Works of the 1st edition of Afric’Up: Start-up Africa Summit opened on Tuesday in Tunis, with attendance of some 80 African and international speakers (CEO, investors, mentors, experts, confirmed start-ups) as well as 112 African and international start-ups to expose their solutions and innovations on the sidelines of the event. ...

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Tunisian, Libyan businessmen seek solutions to pull business on track

Over 200 Tunisian and Libyan businessmen gathered Thursday on the first Tunisian-Libyan Economic Forum, an initiative of Tunisia-Africa Business Council (TABC) in Tunis. “Tunisia is working to establish a global strategic partnership with Libya in the energy and electricity sectors, in addition to reactivate strategic infrastructure projects and develop border ...

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IMF disburses $245 mln loan tranche to Tunisia – official source

The International Monetary Fund on Friday approved the payment of a $245 million loan tranche to Tunisia, the fifth under its loan programme with the North African country, an official source said. The loan programme is tied to Tunis pursuing economic reforms aimed at keeping its deficit under control. TunisianMontorOnline ...

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Energy: Tunisian premier announces cooperation with Libya

Tunisia wants the priority on oil provisions from Libya, Tunisian Premier Youssef Chahed said during the first Tunisian-Libyan forum organized by the Tunisia Africa Business Council, attended by ministers, officials and hundreds of entrepreneurs from the two countries, which wrapped up today. In particular, Chahed said the two countries will ...

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Tunisia key for business aviation in MENA

Ali Alnaqbi, Founding and Executive Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA), led an exclusive networking event looking at the key challenges and opportunities for business aviation at the MEBAA Conference Tunisia. He was joined by Yamina Jlaiel, Deputy Director Air Transport Direction, General Directorate of Civil Aviation, Ministry ...

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EBRD and EU put Tunisian olive oil on the world map

Tunisia’s olive oil industry is going from strength to strength and the country’s economy depends heavily on the product’s export. Yet small, family-owned farms are struggling to modernise their operations and compete with global market players. The Slama Group, helped by the EBRD’s European Union-funded Advice for Agribusiness programme, is ...

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