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Thomas Cook’s Tunisia programme ‘very well-booked’ ahead of relaunch next week

Thomas Cook’s group chief executive says its Tunisia programme – which recommences on February 13 – is “very well-booked”. The programme will start with 16 hotels and three weekly flights to Enfidha, from Manchester, London Gatwick and Birmingham, expanding to include Glasgow from April and Newcastle and London Stansted from ...

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Tunisia receiving financial, institutional aid for pilot shrimp farms from China

The Chinese Commerce Ministry is funding a series of pilot projects to assess the feasibility of large-scale shrimp farming in northern Africa, SeafoodSource reports. A group of experts from the China Academy of Fishery Sciences went to Tunisia recently to assess and advise on the local technical capacity for a large-scale ...

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Tunisia: MEPs confirm Commission blacklist of countries at risk of money laundering

Tunisia, Sri Lanka and Trinidad and Tobago added to money laundering blacklist List is part of EU’s toolkit to protect itself against money laundering, terrorist financing Long record of disagreement between Parliament and Commission over compilation Despite fierce opposition, Tunisia has been added to the European blacklist of third countries ...

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Thomas Cook to resume Tunisia holidays from Manchester Airport

A TOUR operator is resuming flights and holidays from Manchester Airport to Tunisia, the Bolton News reports. Thomas Cook will start with three weekly flights to Enfidha, from Manchester, as well as London Gatwick and Birmingham, from next Tuesday, the source said. The decision was taken to put the destination ...

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Positive signs of trade balance improvement in January 2018

The Tunisian economy got off to a good start in the new year, with improved trade and an increase in tourism in January 2018 compared to the same time last year, TAP reports. The coverage ratio of imports with exports improved by 7%, going from 64.8% to 72.8% between 2017 ...

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“Dinar devaluation is slaughter for company” (Samir Majoul)

(TAP / interview by Nedra Boukesra) – The lack of administrative continuity, the mismanagement of state-owned companies, the increase of the tax burden and the informal economy are all issues that concern the new president of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) Samir Majoul. In an interview ...

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Tunisia: Economic reforms should be accompanied by social reforms (Jihad Azour)

The economic reforms adopted by Tunisia should be accompanied by social reforms to ease the pressure on vulnerable groups, said Jihad Azour, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In an interview with TAP, the official said the Tunisian government is on ...

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AfDB delegation pledges increased support for reform in Tunisia

A delegation of the African Development Bank (AfDB) delegation paid a visit to Tunisia during which the Bank pledged increased support for Tunisia’s reform programme as well as for entrepreneurship and exportation, TAP reports. Head of the delegation Moussa Dosso said, as het met Thursday with Minister of Development, Investment ...

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Teleperformance Tunisia awarded first prize of Best Employer in Tunisia for 2018

Teleperformance Tunisia was awarded the first prize of the Best Employer in Tunisia for 2018 at a ceremony organised Wednesday in Tunis by the Best Place to Work Tunisia. Teleperformance Tunisia is a world leader in the management of the muli-channel customer relations. The company is committed in a logic ...

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Omar Guiga, manufacturer of Tunisian car “Wallyscar” winner of IMF Innovation Contest

Young Tunisian Omar Guiga, who designed and manufactured the Tunisian car “Wallyscar”, is one of the winners of the Arab Youth Campaign on Innovation Contest organised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and that has targeted young people between the ages of 18 and 35 from the Middle East / ...

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