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Jeppesen’s FliteDeck EFB En Route to Tunisia

Tunisair recently signed up for Jeppesen electronic flight bag services, Jeppesen said. A five-year deal would give the Tunisian airline FliteDeck Pro for iPad, tailored charting services and OpsData aircraft performance management tools. “Optimization of navigation and flight services operations will provide Tunisair with an advantage in the market, using ...

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Tunisia’s Central Bank to steadily weaken dinar

Tunisia’s central bank will reduce its interventions to allow the value of the dinar find a natural level. Finance Minister, Lamia Zribi, said the strategy is part of Tunisia’s talks on reforms with the International Monetary Fund. Action will now be on improvement in export. IMF is pushing Tunisia to ...

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Tunisia: AFESD grants 148-MTD loan

The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has granted Tunisia a loan of 148 million dinars (MD) for the construction of 32 bridges in 21 governorates. The interest rate on the loan, signed by Minister of Development, Investment and International Co-operation Mohamed Fadhel Abdelkefi and the Fund’s Chief ...

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Tunisia crops under stress after strong growing season

After promising weather conditions during the planting season from mid-October to mid-December, the wheat and barley crop in Tunisia has been suffering heat damage and drought since late February, according to an April 11 report from the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Even so, ...

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Tunisia’s Economic growth to stand at 2.3% in 2017

Tunisia’s economy grew at an estimated annual rate of 1.0% in 2016 (2.0% excluding agriculture and fisheries) compared to 1.1% in 2015 (0.1% excluding agriculture). Growth in 2016 was driven mainly by the tradable services sector and the non-tradable activities sector, which grew each by 2.7% as well as the ...

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Tunisian regulator boosts mobile internet safeguards

The Tunisian telecoms authority INT (Instance Nationale des Telecommunications) has published a new ruling concerning how mobile operators can commercialise their data tariffs in the consumer market. The new rules, which modify and complement previous measures published in 2014, aim to protect consumers by imposing greater transparency in the way ...

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