Monday, 03 August 2015

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Tunisia: growth rate plummets to 0.5% for 2015
Exponential, there would be little more than a suitable term to describe the plummeting growth rate for the year 2015. From 3% at the start, it tumbled steadily to 0.5%, as announced by Finance Minister Slim Chaker at a press conference held on Thursday to present the draft supplementary

Tunisia-economic situation: good, less good and frankly bad!

It is a bittersweet picture that the Central Bank of Tunisia has drawn of the economic situation in its monthly report for H1 2015. This comes to say that there is good, less good and frankly bad.

 

Africa
Ghana: Ghana signs US$7bn agreement to develop gas project
Nigeria: Regulatory body approves N52 billion right issue for Nigerian bank
Congo: Italy to back Congo on infrastructure
US: IFC to invest US$30 million to support SMEs, create jobs in Guinea
Mauritius: Mauritius Telecom gets new CEO
Mauritius: Tourist arrivals surpass the million-mark in 2014

Spokesperson for the Confederation of Tunisian Citizen Enterprises (CONECT), Monia Essaidi said Tunisia needs more than ever all its forces to revive its economy

Middle East
Global oil, gas industry may cancel $1trn projects on price slump
Saudi Arabia focused on growing $45.3bn tourism market
Private jet travel growing fastest in emerging markets
Infrastructure boom fuels Mideast power cables market
Saudi non-oil sector posts robust growth in Feb
Egypt targets FDI worth $60bn over four years
Mideast-Africa to post second-fastest IT growth
Bahrain steps up crackdown on illegal workers
‘GCC countries most stable in region’
Circle K plans 55 new Mideast outlets in 2015


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31-07-2015 |Tunisia: PA Resources submits revised plan of development for Zarat Field

30-07-2015 | Tunisia: draft law on recapitalization of STB and BH approved

30-07-2015 |Tunisia: IATA suspends Syphax Airlines

30-07-2015 | Tunisia: inflation drops to 4.1% in July

29-07-2015 |Tunisia: Algerians defy terrorist threats and come in large numbers

29-07-2015 | Tunisia: foreign investment edges up 60.7%

29-07-2015 |Tunisia: ATB’s NBI up18.15%