Global Tax Agreement: need to reconsider tax exemptions (experts)

(TAP)- Tunisia, like other African countries, needs to establish fairer taxes to help foster economic growth, avoid inequality and increase fiscal transparency, official in charge of the tax justice and public finance programme of the Tunisian Observatory of the Economy Firas Kanzari said.   It is important to increase the State’s fiscal resources by means of reconsidering tax exemptions, Kanzari […]

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Farming: Approved private agricultural investments up 26.4% to 481.4 MD over first 10 months of 2022 (APIA)

(TAP) – The value of approved private agricultural investments during the first 10 months of 2022 climbed by 26.4% to 481.4 MD, according to the Agricultural Investment Promotion Agency’s (APIA) statistical bulletin published on Friday.   Compared to the 2016-2020 development plan, the value of private agricultural investments recorded a jump of 8.7%. These investments will allow the creation of […]

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AII: Tunisia in top six of major manufacturing countries

(TAP) – Tunisia has been ranked among the top six African manufacturing countries by occupying the 4th position in the first edition of the African Industrialization Index (AII), published on November 24, 2022, by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).   The African Industrialization Index (AII) is an AfDB initiative […]

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Morocco, Saudi Arabia Sign MoU to Strengthen Cooperation in Tourism

Signed by Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts and Social and Solidarity Economy, Fatim-Zahra Ammor and Minister of Tourism of Saudi Arabia, Ahmed Al-Khateeb, on the sidelines of the 117th Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the agreement will provide a framework for the exchange of expertise in tourism, the identification of investment opportunities as well as the development of […]

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Casablanca Stock Exchange Opens Slightly Higher

Casablanca – The Casablanca Stock Exchange opened slightly higher on Thursday, with its flagship index, the MASI, rising by 0.08% to 10,860.48 points (pts).   The MSI 20, an index of the 20 most liquid stocks, and the Casablanca ESG 10, a thematic index that calculates the price performance of socially responsible companies, were up 0.16% to 874.06 pts and […]

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Transition to Renewable Energies Could Be One of Solutions to Avoid Energy Price Fluctuations (Official)

This transition was the subject of a working meeting, chaired by HM King Mohammed VI, on November 22, 2022, devoted to the development of renewable energy and new prospects in this field, said the minister who was answering questions from journalists at the end of the weekly meeting of the Council of Government.   He added, in this context, that […]

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Morocco/KFW: Two Contracts to Fund “Support for Financial System Reforms in Morocco” Project

On this occasion, the Minister stressed the importance of these funds, which are a continuation of German support, granted in 2020, under the first phase of the Project, and which aims to back the priority reform projects undertaken by the Moroccan authorities for the development of the financial sector, particularly in the areas of financial inclusion, capital markets and financial […]

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Spain ”Very Satisfied” with Positive Bilateral Cooperation Momentum with Morocco (FM)

“We are very satisfied with this new stage and this dynamic that marks the bilateral relations, as well as the achievement of the roadmap’”, established on the occasion of the visit of the President of the Spanish government, Pedro Sanchez, to Morocco, at the invitation of HM King Mohammed VI, said Albares during a press briefing at the end of […]

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Morocco, Cambodia Discuss Means to Strengthen Bilateral and Multilateral Parliamentary Relations

Talbi El Alami and the accompanying delegation held talks with Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Hun Sen, as well as with president of the National Assembly, Samdech Heng Samrin, and president of the Senate, Say Chhum, on the occasion of his participation in the 43rd General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, which is held from 20 to 25 […]

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Morocco, Spain “Completely Satisfied” with Implementation of Bilateral Roadmap (FM)

“Today, we discussed the implementation of the bilateral roadmap … and we expressed our complete satisfaction with the implementation of all its provisions and all commitments,” said Bourita, at a press briefing, following a working meeting with his Spanish counterpart, Jose Manuel Albares.   In the same vein, Bourita said that this new meeting, the third in less than a […]

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Investments for Employment Facility calls for project proposals in Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia

The Investment Facility for Employment invites companies and public entities to submit proposals for projects that contribute to sustainable job creation in the private sector. Grants range from 1 million to 10 million euros per project. Project selection is based on a competitive application process and gives priority to high-quality, mature, and ready-to-implement proposals. The Facility will only finance projects […]

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Some 30 Tunisian companies to participate in Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Fair in Tripoli

Some 30 Tunisian companies will participate in the Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Fair on November 28-30, 2022 in Tripoli (Libya).   The Tunisian participation is aimed at further fostering economic relations between the two countries, according to a press release issued by the Sfax Chamber of Commerce and Industry.   The fair will offer the opportunity for Tunisian businessmen […]

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