Tunisia

April 29, 2001

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French car parts maker Valeo said on Friday, April 27, it would close two factories at its Sylea unit, at a cost of 598 jobs, as the company responded to price pressure from low-cost producers.  Valeo

April 28, 2001

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Egypt and Tunisia called Friday for ending the deteriorating situation in the Palestinian territories and ending “provocation” that have led to destro

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British rock star Sting has confirmed that he will perform with Algerian Rai star Cheb Mami at a weekend concert in Tunis,

April 27, 2001

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Egypt’s Prime Minister Atef Ebeid left is due in Tunis Friday to convey an Egyptian message for Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali concerning

April 24, 2001

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It was reported that 26 countries are participating in this year's edition of the Tunis International Book Fair, displaying 97 000 books, which has go

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Exports from Tunisia increased by 23.1 percent during the first quarter of 2001 and imports by 28 percent, compared with the trade volume for the same period last year.

April 23, 2001

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With some five million foreigners visiting the country in 2000, tourist arrivals in Tunisia rose by 4.7-percent over the past year. As for the first quarter of the year 2001, tourism rose by 9.8 perce

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.