Tunisia

October 19, 2000

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Upsides in early Monday trading proved not sufficiently strong to heighten a mitigated sentiment as the market pulled slightly down in remaining sessions in thinner volume.

October 18, 2000

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The Tunisian pseudo-democratic election represented a current trend in the Arab world, whereby political pluralism is largely declarative in nature and has minimal practical significance. In the case

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Despite its dubious human rights’ record, Tunisia's appeal to international corporations appears unharmed. Last year, the volume of foreign investment in Tunisia totaled $420 million, versus $650 in 1

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On October 24, 1999, over 90 percent of Tunisia’s eligible voters flocked to the polls to overwhelmingly support the state’s incumbent President, Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. Ben Ali, 62, easily won a thi

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Indicators:  1998  1999  2000e  GDP real growth rate (%)  5.0  6.2  5.8  Inflation (%)  3.1  2.7  3.2  Total Exports (US$bn)  5.92  5.78  6.70  Total Imports (US$bn)  8.59  8.33  9.50  Trade balance (

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Les débuts haussiers, à peine ébauchés, n'ont pas suffi à restaurer la quiétude sur un marché très nerveux qui finira par fléchir sur le reste de la semaine dans de modestes montants de transactions.

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IDB announced a loan of $20 million for Tunisia, taking the total IDB development loans to the north African state to 826 million dollars.

October 17, 2000

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Those who wait for the Carthage Film Festival will not be disappointed with this year’s lineup.

October 16, 2000

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The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) announced Monday a loan of 20 million dollars for Tunisia.

October 6, 2000

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A Tunisair plane with doctors and medical aid on board landed in Baghdad on Wednesday, in the latest Arab solidarity flight against decade-old sanctions.

October 5, 2000

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The market picked up from weakness early this week to stage a five-session rally after the temporary gloomy sentiment has been driven out.

September 29, 2000

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Turmoil hit the Tunisian market this week pushing all indexes lower at their August's lowest levels.

September 28, 2000

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Some 70 experts gathered in Tunis to discuss ways of stemming the flow of humanity from poor northern and sub-Saharan Africa nations to the wealthier

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Tunisia has begun a program to sharpen the competitive edge of 760 firms to take advantage of the country's trade association with the European Union. The Tunisian government has earmarked $1.2 billio

September 27, 2000

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The powerful station of El Haouaria, at Cape Bon, might be compared to a father who gives an energetic but carefully controlled push to the child sitting on a swing. It is a marvel of technology; No