Tunisia

April 22, 2001

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Tunisian trade authorities has announced that the country’s exports were up 23 percent, reaching TD2,449.8 million ($1=TD1.42) in the first quarter of

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Tunisia's hand-woven rug industry has fallen on hard times lately, as competition from factory-made carpets and low-priced foreign rugs has led to a sharp drop in production and exports of Tunisia's o

April 21, 2001

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Tunisian Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi said his current visit to Tehran centers on economic issues.

April 19, 2001

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Egyptian Prime Minister will visit Tunisia on April 27 to deliver a massage from President Hosni Mubarak to his Tunisian counterpart Zein el Abideen b

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Tunisia will send in the next few weeks 200 soldiers to join the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC).

April 18, 2001

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A recent survey conducted on behalf of the Tunisian government has shown a clear improvement in the standard of living of the country’s 9.6 million inhabitants, with average household spending of rose

April 16, 2001

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Just released figures show clear improvement of the standard of living of the Tunisian population and a substantial decrease in the rate of poverty to

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Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi will pay an official visit to Tehran on April 19.

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Le Quotidien, a new daily recently launched in Tunisia, brings the number of French-language newspapers in the country to four. Le Quotidien will begin life with an initial circulation of 30,000.

April 13, 2001

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The Council of the Arab Interior Ministers will meet in Tunis on Monday for the fourth Arab conference on “security information bodies."

April 12, 2001

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Speaking in Tunis on Tuesday, April 10, Josep Pique, the Spanish foreign minister, called on the countries of the Arab Maghreb Union—Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania—to speed up efforts

April 11, 2001

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The National Employment Fund (FNE ) of Tunisia is expanding a communications and information technology training program targeting new graduates with

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The government of Tunisia has announced a series of measures to develop the country's bluefish production.

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Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine bin Ali conducted a minor reshuffle, naming Muntaser Wayli as the minister of state for higher education.

April 10, 2001

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Canada’s Centurion Energy has announced that drilling of the Al-Manzah #3 well in Tunisia had been temporarily suspended, due to drilling rig equipment failure. The well had reached a depth of 980 met