Tunisia's food trade balance records 295 MTD deficit - FreshPlaza
Their sharp increase is explained by the change in the pace of purchases of most basic food products during this period and the rise in their world prices, at a time when the Tunisian dinar exchange rate is deteriorating compared to international ...altro »
Protesters gather at Tunisian zoo after crocodile stoned to death - The Observers (blog)
“Don't let them get away with it!” read the signs carried by dozens of people protesting at the Belvedere zoo in Tunis, the Tunisian capital, on March 5. The crowd was calling for authorities to re-open an investigation into the stoning to death of a ...altro »
Tunisia at 61: Piecemeal reforms enacted - African Business Magazine (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Following a visit to the country in early February, an IMF team and the Tunisian government agreed that “urgent action” was needed on fiscal policies and economic reforms that had been agreed when a four-year IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) was agreed ...
Ooredoo Group 2016 revenue inches up 1%; customers grow 19% to 138m - TeleGeography
Ooredoo Tunisia also grew its subscriber base by 6% to report 8.0 million users at end-2016, although the Tunisian economy continued to suffer from slow tourism and the QAR results were impacted by the depreciation of the Tunisian Dinar. Consequently ...altro »
Tunisian Dinar Continues to Struggle - Tunisia Live
The Central Bank of Tunisia has taken emergency short-term measures in an attempt to prop up the ailing Dinar. Currently, the Tunisian Dinar is trading at 2.19 against the dollar, down from 1.958 this time last year, putting additional strain on the ...altro »
Dinar Continues to Struggle After Record Fall - Tunisia Live
Tunisia's foreign debt currently amounts to 27 billion dollars, or 50 billion Tunisian Dinars. A sum equivalent to 69% of Tunisia's gross national product, (GNP) and, though foreign lenders are likely to be sympathetic to Tunisia's challenges, the ...
Tunisia: BCT would increase interest rate by 25 bp in 2017 - African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)
In order to mitigate inflationary pressures and limit the depreciation of the Tunisian dinar, the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) would start raising interest rates by 25 basis points throughout 2017. Higher interest rates will have minimal impact on ...
UPDATE 1-Tunisia's dinar hits record lows over tourism, economic data - Reuters
TUNIS, June 16 Tunisia's dinar currency has fallen to record lows versus the euro and the U.S. dollar this week as weaker exports, lower investment and a plunge in tourism revenues have eroded the country's foreign reserves. The dinar traded at 2.47 ...altro »
Tunisia-TD depreciation: we let it go because we cannot afford to intervene,” says BCT - African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)
During the first quarter alone of 2016, the Tunisian dinar depreciated 3.3% against the euro and appreciated slightly against the dollar (0.7%). On June 1, 2016, the US dollar was traded at 2.1161 TD, its highest level ever. This depreciation does not ...
Tunisia: dinar continues to fall against dollar - African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Tunisian dinar ended the week before with a collapse against the US dollar, reaching 2.1650 TD, in a market dominated by strong demand from large public operators by paying their energy bills. Moreover, the euro was traded at 2.4350 TD, Tustex.com ...