Tunisia

January 16, 2001

02:00 GMT

Sources at the Tunisian ministries of agriculture and industry estimated the local olive oil output at 150,000 tons for this farming season compared to 225,000 tons in the previous season of 1999/2000

January 14, 2001

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European Commission President Romano Prodi on Friday signed economic accords with Tunisia amounting to €54.5 million ($51.7 dollars), during the first leg of his North Africa tour that will take him t

January 10, 2001

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The President of the European Commission Romano Prodi will travel to North Africa this week seeking greater economic integration between Europe and Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria.

January 4, 2001

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The Tunisian government has announced a series of measures to promote information technology, including lower Internet access fees, a reduction in the

January 2, 2001

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Tunisia's communications ministry said Internet subscription rates were cut in half Monday and that privatization of the telecommunications sector would likely begin this year.

December 27, 2000

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A loan of €40 million was approved Wednesday by the board of directors of the African Development Bank, to help meet the growth objectives of Tunisia\'s tourism and manufacturing sectors during the co

December 25, 2000

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A court hearing to consider overturning a leadership vote at the congress of the Tunisian League for the Defense of Human Rights (LTDH) has been put o

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The end of Tunisie Telecom’s monopolization of the Tunisian telecom sector drew one step closer, when Société de Banque Française et Internationale won the bid for a feasibility study into installatio

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Ethiopian and Tunisian government representatives ended a meeting in Addis Ababa on Friday with the signing of two reciprocal investment and tourism promotion and protection agreements.

December 24, 2000

02:00 GMT

A senior source in the Tunisian Industry Ministry, reported <I>Al-Hayat</I> newspaper, recently revealed that Tunisia is planning to build a second oil refinery.

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The end of Tunisie Telecom’s monopolization of the Tunisian telecom sector drew one step closer, when Société de Banque Française et Internationale won the bid for a feasibility study into installatio

December 21, 2000

02:00 GMT

The Tunisian government, reported <I>Al-Hayat</I> newspaper, is planning to sell an additional 20 percent of its shares in the Tunisian Airlines Corporation through the local bourse.

December 18, 2000

02:00 GMT

A recent study has revealed that the output of the Tunisian spare car parts manufacturing sector had tripled in the past six years.

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Brovig ASA placed a major contract with Malta Drydocks for conversion of the tanker Northia into a FPSO for installation on the Isis field offshore Tunisia.

December 12, 2000

02:00 GMT

Tunisia and Senegal have signed a cooperation convention in the field of communication, focusing on the sharing of experiences and skills in communica