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Tourism Campaigns in Tunisia Worth $9 Mn

Tunisia – The Tunisian Ministry of Tourism is preparing to launch campaigns to promote tourism in most European markets by the end of June 2017, with a budget of 23.7 Million Dinars (MD) (approximately $9 million). A presentation on the preparations for the tourist season 2017 presented at a Cabinet ...

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UK’s Petrofac resumes Tunisia gas production

British energy firm Petrofac has resumed production at gas plant in Tunisia after a stoppage that lasted several months, the company and a trade union said on Saturday. “Yesterday (Friday) natural gas was brought by pipeline to Sfax” from the Chergui field operated by Petrofac, Abdelhadi Ben Jemaa, secretary general ...

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Swiss return funds from Ben Ali relative to Tunisia

Switzerland returned around 3.5 million euros ($3.91 million) held by a close relative of former Tunisian president Ben Ali to Tunisian authorities as part of the country’s stolen assets recovery process, Swiss authorities said on Friday. The Swiss government froze assets held in Switzerland by the deposed Tunisian president and ...

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Coral smuggling degrades environment, economy

Due to their brilliant composition, design, and strategic locations, coral reefs serve superbly as natural shock absorbers from the relentless force of the sea. By absorbing energy from gentle or powerful waves, coral reefs protect beaches from erosion, preventing water from easily cutting into mounds of sand that lay far ...

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Tunisia: banking prices increase more than 9% in 2016

The Banking Services Price Index (BSPI) rose by 9.4% in 2016 compared to 2015, the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) announced on Friday. The CenBank has indicated that the majority of the BSPI basket consists of commissions relating to credit transfers, electronic banking, group bundles, account maintenance fees and remote ...

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