Tunisia Business Export Forum in Sfax

The Tunisia Business Export” Forum opened Thursday in Sfax with the participation of several Tunisian exporting companies. The Forum provides the opportunity for the Tunisian exporting companies to meet with more than 50 importers and buying groups from African, European, Asian and American countries, including Algeria, Libya, Spain, Canada (participant with 10 purchasing centres), Portugal, Ukraine, India, Denmark, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Togo. Organised by the Sfax Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIS) in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Tunisian…

“FUTURALLIA” opens in Tunis: 650 entrepreneurs from 30 countries and 6,000 B2B meetings

The 22nd edition of the “FUTURALLIA TUNISIA 2018” Forum opened on Monday in Tunis. It is held for the first time in an African country. This forum is held under the high patronage of the Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, who made the official opening with attendance of the government members and eminent experts and personalities of the economic and financial world. This business forum has a remarkable participation of over 650 business leaders from more than 30 countries: Algeria, Germany, Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, China, Congo (DRC), Ivory Coast,…

TUNISIA set to be one of hottest travel destinations among Brits next year ( Thomas Cook).

Following the re-introduction of Tunisia to British holidaymakers at the start of 2018, the travel company has increased the number of flights and hotels throughout the year to meet customer demand, the Sun daily reports in its website. Next summer, the company is offering 27 hotels across six resorts and 17 weekly flights from the UK, up from 11 this summer, the daily noted. The Sun indicated that the surge in interest is being driven by the level of hotel that holidaymakers can get for a cheap price, thanks to it…

First Tunisian-Egyptian Business Council held in Tunis

The Confederation of Tunisian Citizen Enterprises (CONECT) and the Association of Egyptian Businessmen held the first session of the Tunisian-Egyptian Business Council Tuesday in Tunis. The Council aimed to enhance bilateral economic dialogue between Tunisia and Egypt to make development means available for trade and promote investment in both countries, CONECT, said in a statement. The council provides the occasion for the Egyptian and Tunisian businessmen to take stock of the investment climate and bolster economic cooperation between the two countries. The communication between Council officials is an opportunity to…

Tunisian economy has promising capabilities due to its human resources (Jihad Azour)

Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jihad Azour said Tuesday to Express FM that “the Tunisian economy has promising capabilities due in particular to its human resources and its graduates”. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) remains quite low and it will be necessary to focus on the economic policy or some clear axes, he added. Jihad Azour noted that the axes including the preservation of the economic stability through the control of the budget deficit as it has a negative repercussion on…

Rambourg Foundation philanthropic mission in first Shanghai International Import Exhibition

Rambourg Foundation stand in China International Import Expo CIIE /Photo credit Ilyes Gaidi

Rambourg Foundation stand in China International Import Expo CIIE /Photo credit Ilyes Gaidi   The Rambourg Foundation presence in the exhibition is part of its belief in the philanthropic mission that it has set as a motto since the early days of its creation, Shiran Ben Abderrazak Executive Director of the  Rambourg Foundation who is present in the exhibition told TunisianMonitoronline. The foundation, he said, also believes in the potential of the Tunisian handicrafts, craftsmen and designers in the creation of purely Tunisian products commended by the Chinese visitors to…

Tunisia takes part in Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg

Tunisia is participating in the Africa Investment Forum (AIF)  held by the African Development Bank (AfDB) from November 7 to 9 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The African Development Bank’s innovative marketplace dedicated to advancing projects to bankable stages, raising capital, and accelerating the financial closure of deals. The Forum Brings together pension funds, sovereign wealth funds,  private investors, policymakers, private equity firms, and heads of government. The delegation was led by the Minister of Investment, Development and International Co-operation Zied Ladhari to present two projects on energy and water desalination. The…

Second Congress of CONECT on November 14

The second Congress of the Confederation of Tunisian Citizen Enterprises (CONECT) will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The CONECT congress whose theme “Let’s Build … Together a Bridge to the Future,” will be marked by the election of the executive board made up of 25 members, said Tarek Cherif, president of CONECT. During a meeting with the press o Wednesday, CONET president indicated that 8 members were already elected by the outgoing board during the Saturday meeting. Some 516 delegates, representing regional offices and different sectors, will participate in…

Tunisia soon ready to join ePing system

Tunisia will soon ready to join the “ePing” system, an SPS & TBT notification alert system. It is developed by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in cooperation with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Trade Center (ITC). The subscribers are allowed to receive an email (SMS) alerts regarding SPS (sanitary and phytosanitary measures) and TBT (technical barriers to trade) notifications covering particular products and/or markets of interest to them. The “ePing SYSTEM was officially launched on 8 November 2016 at the WTO, by UN…

Tunisie Telecom official partner of National Centre of Cinema and Image

  As part of its role of a responsible company as a leading player in the new technologies,  Tunisie Telecom inked on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, a partnership agreement with the National Centre of Cinema and Image  (CNCI).  The agreement signed by Tunisie Telecom CEO Mohamed  Fadhel  Kraiem and Chiraz Latiri Cherif, CNCI Director-General is a strong sign of the two Tunisian entities to work together for the development of the new cultural industries. In this connection, Mr Mohamed Fadhel Kraiem said: « Tunisie Telecom has always supported culture in Tunisia, today it…