Morocco, Saudi Arabia Discuss Strengthening Agricultural Cooperation

During this meeting, the two ministers reviewed the balance of cooperation in the agricultural field and the prospects for development of this cooperation.   The two parties also welcomed the quality and level of relations between the two countries in the agricultural field and expressed the desire to strengthen and expand this cooperation, especially in terms of trade of agricultural […]

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Morocco’s Trade Deficit Up 56.1% at End of Aug. 2022

Imports have reached more than MAD 491.57 billion in the first eight months of the year 2022, against MAD 339.56 billion at the end of August 2021, an increase of 44.8% while exports have increased by 37% to MAD 276.80 billion at the end of August 2022, said the Office in its monthly indicators of foreign trade in August.   […]

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Government Chief, Saudi Trade Minister Discuss Strengthening Economic Cooperation

This meeting was also an opportunity to identify the best levers to give new impetus to bilateral trade, in the interest of the two sister kingdoms, said a statement from the Department of the Head of Government.   During these talks, the Head of Government reviewed the major economic projects launched by Morocco, under the High Patronage of HM King […]

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Moroccan FM Meets with Saudi Trade Minister

Earlier in the day, the Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch, had held talks with the Saudi minister.   These talks focused on strengthening economic and trade cooperation between the two kingdoms through the identification of the best levers to give new impetus to bilateral trade, in the interest of the two sister kingdoms.   Majid Ben Abdullah Al Qasabi is […]

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Meditheaters Project: alliance between Tunisian and Italian craftsmen and artists to be created for conquering new markets

The Tunisian Confederation of Citizen Enterprises (CONECT) has in a press release published Monday announced its commitment to support Tunisian craftsmen and artists through Italy-Tunisia cross-border cooperation through the “Meditheaters ” project. It aims to enhance and promote the common archaeological heritage, to jointly develop integrated cross-border circuits of sustainable cultural tourism through the creation of a specific “Meditheaters” label. […]

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UN Women organises set of training sessions for businesswomen in Tunisia

One hundered businesswomen will partake, October 1-November 18, in a set of training sessions organised at the initiative of the UN Women in partnership with the Orange Foundation.   These training sessions will target the governorates of Bizerte, Kairouna, Sfax and Greater Tunis, in a bid to build the capacities of businesswomen and further empower them economically, reads a UN […]

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Remittances from Tunisians residing in France account for 44.2% of overall expat currency transfers

Remittances from Tunisians residing in France accounted for 44.2% of the overall foreign currency transfer made by Tunisian expats in 2021, or 3,807.9 million dinars, according to statistics published by the Office of Tunisians Abroad (OTE).   The total remittances by Tunisians residing abroad amounted to 8,599 million dinars, mostly (86.9%) from European countries, including France (44.2%), Germany (16.9%) and […]

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Business opportunities between Tunisia and Czech Republic available (CONECT)

Large export and investment opportunities are available for Tunisian and Czech companies in different sectors, business operators of both countries stressed Monday.   At an online conference on “economic opportunities of trade and investment between Tunisia and the Czech Republic,” held by the Confederation of Tunisian Citizen Enterprises (CONECT), participants said these opportunities are likely to boost trade between the […]

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Moody’s places Tunisia’s Caa1 long-term foreign-currency and local-currency issuer ratings on review for downgrade

Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) on September 30 placed the Government of Tunisia’s Caa1 long-term foreign-currency and local-currency issuer ratings on review for downgrade. Prior to this rating action, Tunisia’s rating was Caa1 with a negative outlook.   Moody’s has also placed the Central Bank of Tunisia’s Caa1 senior unsecured rating and (P)Caa1 senior unsecured shelf rating on review for downgrade. […]

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Consular services portal launched

(TAP) – A portal for consular services was launched by the Ministry of Communication Technologies, as part of the implementation of the national strategy of degitalisation and development of e-governance, the ministry announced Friday.   This portal will allow civil servants posted to Tunisian representations abroad to have secure remote access to the civil register, thanks to the national interconnection […]

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Prospects for co-operation between Ministry of Employment and European Training Foundation reviewed

(TAP) – The prospects for cooperation in the vocational training sector and the launch of the Turin Process in its new edition 2022-2024 were discussed at a working session held Thursday evening between Minister of Employment and Vocational Training Nasreddine Nsibi, head of Systems Performance and Assessment Unit at the European Training Foundation Hugues Moussey and coordinator of cooperation programmes […]

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Tozeur municipality shortlisted to participate in final of Capital of Arab Environment contest

(TAP)- The municipality of Tozeur was shortlisted to participate in the final of the Capital of Arab Environment contest, ranking 3rd among a range of Arab cities, first deputy mayor of Tozeur Wassila Hadfi stated to TAP.   The municipality is currently preparing its application for the final of the competition by drawing up a report highlighting the city’s oasis […]

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