“Tunisia Is Historically Well Integrated Into Global Value Chains” – Report

“Tunisia is historically well integrated in the global value chains (GVCs), notably in three industrial sectors: Textile and clothing, agro-industry and mechanical, electrical and electronics industries,” according to the African Economic Outlook 2014, produced by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Source : Tunis Afrique Presse

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Kuwaiti Businessmen to Visit Tunisia Next June 22

A delegation of Kuwaiti businessmen will pay a visit to Tunisia next June 22 to explore investment opportunities available in the country, announced head of the delegation of the Kuwaiti General Investment Authority Badr Ajil Alajil. Speaking after a meeting with Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa on Monday in Kasbah, he said his talk with Jomaa focused on the orientations […]

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Tunisians Optimistic About Future

Tunisians remain optimistic about the future of their country despite the difficult economic and security conditions. A poll conducted by EMRHOD Consulting published April 30th revealed that 80% of Tunisians were optimistic about the future, while 16.7% said they were pessimistic. Fifty-nine per cent of respondents said this was because the economic conditions began to improve after the new government […]

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Marzouki Receives Annual Report of Court of Auditors

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki received the 28th Annual Report of the Court of Auditors and the report of the closing of the 2011 State budget as he met with the First President of the Court Abdellatif Kharrat. Marzouki underlined the importance of making these two reports available for all parties concerned on the institution’s website for follow-up and control, a […]

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HEINEKEN majority owned subsidiaries Nigerian Breweries plc and Consolidated Breweries plc to merge

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, May 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Asianet-Pakistan) — Heineken N.V. (EURONEXT: HEIA; OTCQX: HEINY) announced today that, subject to the customary regulatory and other approvals, its majority owned subsidiaries Nigerian Breweries plcand Consolidated Breweries plc have confirmed their intent to merge the two businesses. To this end, a pre-merger notification has been filed […]

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´╗┐Tunisia’s External Loans Reach 1,390 Million Dollars Until May 2014

Financial resources obtained through external loans have reached 1,390 million dollars (1 dollar=1.6 dinar) until May 2014, said Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia Chedly Ayari. These resources deposited in the account of the BCT are shared out as follows: 500 million dollars from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), 200 million dollars from Turkey, 220 million dollars under the […]

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