INS: Trade deficit narrows in August 2021

The trade deficit narrowed to 1275.4 million dinars (MD) in August 2021, from 1409.3 MD in July 2021, according to a note on Foreign Trade at current prices (CVS-CEC), August 2021, published by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) Tuesday.   The coverage rate gained 3.5 points in August 2021 compared to July 2021 to stand at 75.7%.   “After […]

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Morocco’s Official Reserve Assets Up 5.3%

During the week of September 2-8, 2021, Bank Al-Maghrib injected 94.4 billion dirhams. As for the interbank rate, it has remained at 1.5%, the source added in a release. In the same period, the Dirham remained almost stable against the Euro and the U.S. Dollar.   Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

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Webinar on circular economy and ecological transition challenges, September 15

A webinar on circular economy and ecological transition challenges in the southern shore of the Mediterranean will be held on September 15, at the initiative of project incubator with social and environmental impact Lab’ess. The webinar will be hosted by Executive Director of the National Institute for the Circular Economy (INEC) Emmanuelle Ledoux and Director General of one of the […]

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COVID-19/TUNISAIR: Review of travel conditions to Canada

National carrier TUNISAIR recalled on Friday that discretionary travel to Canada (tourism, leisure, entertainment) is now allowed for fully vaccinated nationals who meet all entry requirements. The carrier specified that travelers to Canada for a valid reason must meet the following requirements: – Any person five years of age or older travelling to Canada will be required to provide a […]

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Real estate price index up 15.4% in Q2 2021 (INS)

The real estate price index edged up by 15.4% in the second quarter of 2021 (Q2), compared to the same period in 2020, the National Institute of Statistics announced on Friday. This is mainly due to the increase by 23.7% in house prices (compared to an average of 5.1% in 2015-2020), but also to the rise by 15.9% in the […]

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Trade balance worsens by 13.74% to 10,480 MD, but coverage rate gains 1.6

The trade balance worsened by 13.74% to 10,480 MD during the last eight months of 2021, against 9,213.6 MD in the same period last year, according to the monthly bulletin of the National Institute of Statistics (INS) released Friday. However, despite the worsening of the deficit, the coverage rate of imports by exports gained 1.6 points compared to the same […]

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