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DRÄXLMAIER El Jem bets on its employees’ skills based on efficient training and intrinsic social and economic integration

(TAP/Mohamed Neji Ben Gamra) – The DRÄXLMAIER El Jem seeks to achieve success and reach good performance and efficiency of workers by providing them with optimum conditions, Sabri Brahim, Communication Manager of the German Company said. He added that in order to reach this profitable and sustainable performance, the company ...

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Tunisia hosts 1st edition of Afric’Up, October 2-3

The 1st edition of Afric’Up: Startup Africa Summit will be organised on October 2-3 in Tunis and will bring together nearly 80 African and international speakers (CEO, investors, mentors, experts, institutions, confirmed start-ups) as well as 112 African and international start-ups who will expose their solutions and innovations. At a ...

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Tunisian manufacturing industry investment up 3.9 % in first 8 months

Investment in manufacturing industry in Tunisia reached 2.5 billion dinars ($ 900 million), registering a leap of  3.9 % compared with same period last year,  Ministry of Industry and Small-and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) revealed on Friday. The January-August period was marked by the increase of job creation reaching 41,188, up ...

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World bank disburses $500 million loan to support Tunisia budget

The World Bank has disbursed a $500 million loan to support Tunisia’s budget, an official source told Reuters on Thursday. The disbursement raised Tunisia’s foreign exchange reserves to the equivalent of 78 days of imports, up from the equivalent of 68 days seen in recent weeks. Tunisia plans to issue ...

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Tunisia hosts PPP forum to strengthen investment in Tunisia

A high-level global forum on public-private partnerships (PPP) was held Tuesday in Tunis to boost investment in key sectors. The forum is organised by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, in partnership with the Tunisian Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation, the General Commission for Public-Private Partnership, ...

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LONGi Solar, SHAMS to co-develop PV projects in Africa

Chinese monocrystalline solar products maker LONGi Solar will be teaming up with Tunisian project developer SHAMS Technology to co-develop photovoltaic (PV) projects in African markets. LONGi Solar said in a statement that the two firms have entered into a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) with regard to the proposed long-term cooperation. ...

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3rd edition of Open Startup Tunisia: Bob Dorf trains Tunisian coaches in mentoring

Bob Dorf, the serial entrepreneur, author, a professor at Columbia University NY, is back in Tunis. His visit is part of the 3rd edition of the Open Start-Up Tunisia (OST 2019). Bob Dorf will provide a two-day training (18-19 September). 40 university professors from 37 institutions in around 20 regions ...

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Tunisia to issue $1 billion Eurobonds by October 2018

Tunisia plans to issue $1 billion Eurobonds at the beginning of October 2018 to reduce the 2018 fiscal deficit, according to official sources Reuters reported. “We will issue $1 billion Eurobonds at the beginning of October [2018] after the IMF has disbursed another instalment of its loan to Tunisia”, the sources explained. Tunisia expects IMF’s approval ...

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Tunisian food trade deficit drops to 82 % in first 8 months

Tunisia’s food trade deficit went down to 82 %  year on year in the first eight months, Tunisian Agriculture Ministry said Thursday. The food trade deficit fell to 162.8 million dinars (58.8 million U.S. dollars) between January and August, down from 886.2 million dinars in 2017. The sharp decline is ...

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SAIC Motor to Open First Manufacturing Plant in Africa

Plans have been concluded by Chinese automaker, SAIC Motor Corporation Limited, to launch its first manufacturing plant of in Africa. This is part of the firm’s expansion drive into the African market. The new factory will be located in Tunisia, a northern African nation. Recently, SAIC Motor signed an agreement ...

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