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Tunisia and Libya bet on new partnership model

The model of the Tunisian-Libyan partnership, to which the two countries’ officials aspire, will not be completed only by activating the previous joint 80 agreements. Politicians in Tunisia and Libya have understood late that there is no longer time to save the remaining economies of their battered countries, in the ...

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Tunisia: Nearly 6 Million Quintals of Grain Collected Up to July 5

The volume of grain production collected till July 5, reached 5,806 million quintals on a harvested area of nearly 507,000 ha, that is 70% of the fields to be harvested. According to the General Directorate of Agricultural Production at the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, the grain fields affected by fires ...

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IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement for Tunisia

The government’s reform program aims at strengthening the recovery by reducing macroeconomic imbalances, ensuring adequate social protection, and encouraging private sector-led job creation. Growth-friendly and socially conscious reforms will help reduce fiscal and current account deficits, reverse debt accumulation, and raise investment and social spending. Monetary policy should continue to ...

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Trade deficit worsened to 8.16 billion dinars (INS)

Tunisia’s trade deficit at current prices worsened during the 1st quarter of 2018 to 8.16 billion dinars (BD), announced Monday, the National Institute of Statistics (INS). The trade balance shows a deficit of 8,164.9 million dinars (MD), following the deficit recorded with certain countries, namely China (-2,569.8 MD), Italy (-1,329.2 ...

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Libyan Airlines resumes flights to Tunisia

Libyan Airlines has resumed flights to Tunisia after days of suspension. The head of the Information Office of the Libyan Airlines, Mohamed Gnewa, clarified that the company resumed its flights Sunday to Tunisia after a two-day of suspension. Gnewa added that the flights will return to normal schedule after being ...

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Algeria to export electricity to Tunisia, announces Minister of Energy

Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni announced, Wednesday in El Oued, that his department is about to launch the operation to export electricity to Tunisia. Speaking on the sidelines of a two-day working visit to the province, the minister said that Algeria is becoming self-sufficient in electricity, adding that his department is ...

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Tunisia: trade volume with Libya could reach 1 billion dinars

The volume of Tunisian-Libyan trade will be restored to its level before 2011, Slim Feriani, Minister of Industry and SMEs told Express Fm on Tuesday. Tunisian-Libyan trade reached a volume of about 450 million dinars in the first five months of this year and could reach 1 billion dinars for ...

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Tunisia and FAO launch new technical cooperation project in olive farming

A new technical cooperation project between the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Tunisia was launched Thursday in Tunis, for $ 300,000, according to FAO Representative in Tunisia and Coordinator of the Office for North Africa Michael Hage This project aims to strengthen cooperation with Tunisia in the ...

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Second edition of Flat6labs: projects of seven startups to be presented Thursday

Tunisian young entrepreneurs will be take part Thursday, in the second edition of the regional entrepreneurial event of the Demo day which is held at the initiative of the programme of support for young entrepreneurs and acceleration of Startups in the region of North Africa ad Middle East Flat6Labs, at ...

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Tunisia and China ink deal to develop e-commerce network

Tunisia and China have signed a partnership agreement on developing digital economic infrastructure within the north African nation, the Tunisian Institute for Strategic Studies (ITES) said Tuesday. The deal was inked during the Belt and Road Digital Economy conference held in Beijing, the ITES said. This agreement will offer opportunities ...

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