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News Tunisia » Economy: Tunisia eyes 8 million tourists in 2018 (Salma Elloumi)

News channel or source: https://africanmanager.com/site_eng/tunisia-eyes-8-million-tourists-in-2018-salma-elloumi/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Tourism accounts for 8% of Tunisia’s gross domestic product (GDP). With the return of European tourists, the Tunisian economy that was at half-mast, will be given a strong boost and the country’s foreign reserves will increase significantly ...

News Tunisia » Economy: Tunisia sees record tourist numbers in 2018 as attack effect fades

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1251201/business-economy
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Tourism accounts for 8 percent of Tunisia’s gross domestic product. A return of European visitors would give a strong boost to the struggling economy and raise the country’s weak foreign currency reserves.

News Tunisia » Economy: Tunisia’s Next Revolution

News channel or source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/02/tunisias-next-revolution
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

But the Tunisian working class is still struggling against the nation’s economic reality. Following the end of the French rule 1956, Tunisia was ruled by two dictators: Habib Bourguiba and Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. Bourguiba adapted the values of the ...

News Tunisia » Economy: Tunisia’s Fledging Democracy in Danger: Europe to Pay for Stable Neighborhood

News channel or source: http://www.eubulletin.com/8206-tunisias-fledging-democracy-in-danger-europe-to-pay-for-stable-neighborhood.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Tunisia’s position as the only fledging democracy in the Arab world is at risk due to the inability of its leaders to articulate and introduce bold economic reforms that would help the country tackle mass unemployment and deal with the poor education of ...

News Tunisia » Economy: Tunisia to host EBRD's Regional Investment Summit in 2019

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/20/c_136987559.htm
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The cooperation with Tunisia is symbolic and important for the EBRD which supports Tunisia's economy, said Chakrabarti. According to Chakrabarti, the EBRD will continue to support Tunisian economic and financial policy by financing a series of projects ...

News Tunisia » Economy: Tunisia phosphate exports halted by job protests

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/tunisia-phosphate-exports-halted-job-protests-171004857--finance.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

UMM AL-ARAIS, Tunisia (Reuters) - Young men block the entrance of a Tunisian phosphate mine, halting exports as they demand jobs in a conflict that is exacerbating an economic crisis in the North African country. Hundreds have occupied the mines of state ...

News Tunisia » Economy: Thomas Cook flies Britons to Tunisia three years after beach attack

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-tunisia/british-travel-firm-thomas-cook-resumes-tunisia-holidays-three-years-after-beach-attack-idUKKBN1FX0XL
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The sector accounts for about 8 percent of Tunisia’s gross domestic product and the attacks worsened an economic crisis started by the overthrow of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011. The 2015 beach attack, which was claimed by Islamic State, prompted ...

News Tunisia » Economy: Tunisia: new central bank governor vows economic boost

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096474826/Tunisia-new-central-bank-governor-vows-economic-boost?src=RSS
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

(MENAFN) Tunisian new central bank chief Marouane El Abassi has pledged to pick up the country's currency and boost economy through implementing "extraordinary measures". Ahead of his nomination vote, the former World Bank official and economics professor ...

News Tunisia » Economy: Tunisia Tourism Booms as Terrorism Fears Abate

News channel or source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1182511/tunisia-tourism-booms-terrorism-fears-abate
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Tourism accounts for 8 percent of Tunisia’s gross domestic product. A return of European visitors would give a strong boost to the struggling economy and raise the country’s weak foreign currency reserves. Earlier this month, Britain's security ...