TABC sets up new regional Sahel office

The Tunisia-Africa Business Council (TABC) announced on Saturday the setting up of a “TABC Sahel” regional office which covers the Sousse, Monastir and Mahdia governorates. By setting up this new office, TABC seeks to “contribute to the development of the Sahel region, which hosts the activities of several high value-added sectors,” the council said in a press release. The TABC […]

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Enda Tamweel awarded MSI 20000 certification

Enda Tamweel has been awarded the MSI 20000 certification, on the quality of the financial situation of companies, becoming the first micro-finance institution in Tunisia and the Arab world to get this certification, according to a press release of this institution. The MSI 20000 for Market Standard Indicator – Index 20000, is the international standard dedicated to evaluate the quality […]

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Outstanding public debt up 12.2% to 101.2 billion dinars at end of August

The outstanding public debt reached nearly 101.2 billion dinars at the end of August 2021, against 90.2 billion dinars during the same period last year, up 12.2%, according to data released by the Ministry of Finance (Provisional results of the execution of the State Budget) Saturday. The outstanding domestic debt is 41 billion dinars, while that external debt’s is about […]

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UGTT S-G, ministers of economy, social affairs discuss challenges

The current economic and financial challenges and their social impact were at the heart of a meeting that bought together on Friday Minister of Economy and Planning Samir Saied, Minister of Social Affairs Malek Zahi and Secretary General of the Tunisian General Labour Union (French: UGTT) Noureddine Tabboubi. Ways to help steer the country out of the economic and financial […]

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Customs services seize €1.49 million at Tunis-Carthage airport

An attempt to smuggle €1.49 million (4.9 million dinars) was foiled by Customs services at the Tunis-Carthage Airport. This sum of money was found in the possession of a North African passenger, as he was about to exit the airport, according to the Customs General Directorate. This operation was conducted under the law in force on the unauthorised export of […]

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