Tunisia

March 19, 2001

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Tunisia FDI exceeds 1 billion dollars for the first time Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Tunisia in 2000 exceeded 1 billion US dollars for the fir

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Tunisia and the European Union have plans to sign 16 agreements this year covering a total of 1.22 billion dinars.

March 18, 2001

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Tunisia's state-of-the-art tourist facilities in the Sahara area have succeeded in attracting tourists, and more is planned.

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The sectors of technology, oil and tourism have witnessed a boost in attracting investment.

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Works of the group of experts of the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) countries ended on Saturday in Algiers in preparation for the meeting of foreign affairs

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French first rock'n'roll singer Johnny Hallyday is to participate in the 20th France-Tunis Rally slated for 31 March to 18 April

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British rock star Sting and Algerian "Rai" music performer will get together for a concert in Tunis, Tunisia, on April 28.

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Nouvelair, a charter airline servicing routes between Tunisia and Western Europe, has announced its intention to list on the Tunisian stock exchange some time during 2002.

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The International Monetary Fund has issued an optimistic forecast for the Tunisian economy, predicting growth of more than six percent over the coming year. Nonetheless, it stated, an even more impres

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Tunisian Trade Minister Tahar Siud flew into Baghdad Friday, March 16, for a visit of several days aimed at putting into effect a free-trade agreement signed recently between the two countries, the Ir

March 17, 2001

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The London-based Amnesty International has called on the Tunisian authorities to halt what it describes as an unprecedented escalation in incidents of

March 15, 2001

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Three Tunisians and a French national were killed when a Tunisian air force helicopter crashed while trying to evacuate two tourists injured in a car

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Nouvelair, a charter airline servicing routes between Tunisia and Western Europe, has announced its intention to list on the Tunisian Stock Exchange some time during 2002.

March 14, 2001

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The Tunisian Minister of Industry has recently stated that the country’s small and medium sized industry (SMI) controlled 86 percent of total exports in 1999. This constitutes a 10 percent rise compar

March 12, 2001

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Egypt has invited Jordan to set up a four-way free trade zone that would also involve Tunisia and Morocco, Jordanian Trade and Industry Minister Wassef Azar said Sunday, March 11.  "We have received a