Tunisia

March 1, 2000

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PrivatizationIn 1999, the government increased to 152 the number of major privatization projects planned for the coming years. The sale of these enterprises are expected to yield revenues of more than

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On October 24, 1999, over 90 percent of Tunisia's eligible voters elected the incumbent president, Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. This is the 62-year-old leader's third 5-year term. This also marks the init

February 28, 2000

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8,500 out of 18,106 applicants from Tunisia will this season fulfill their Hajj commandment.  Fifty-two percent of the 8,500 pilgrims are male and 48

February 17, 2000

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The Tunisian economy achieved a 6.2% growth rate in 1999, compared to 5% in 1998, according to a recently released report by the Tunisian Central Bank

February 14, 2000

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Investment Incentives and Trade   Investment Incentives   Tunisia has enacted several laws to encourage foreign investment in the industrial, agricultural and tourism sectors. Legislation promoting fo

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 Banking and Currency  Foreign Currency Control   Foreign exchange controls in Tunisia are regulated by the Foreign Trade and Foreign Exchange Code of 1976. The government has undertaken a review of

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Legal Analysis    Tunisia is a Civil Law Republic, founded upon a constitution that embodies the principles of sovereignty of the people and separation of powers between the branches of government. Th

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Privatization   In 1999, the government increased to 152 the number of major privatization projects planned for the coming years. The sale of these enterprises are expected to yield revenues of more t

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Tunisia, the Maghreb's smallest country, has one of the region's healthiest economies. Since 1997, the country's GDP has expanded by about 5.6 percent annually, an outstanding rate compared to its ne

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General Data  Profile   Population 10.02 million (1992) Religions Over 99% Moslem with a very small indigenous Jewish community Government Republic with an elected parliament Languages Arabic, Fr

February 8, 2000

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After suffering a near-death experience, the Tunisian national football team has not only survived the first round, but has surpassed all expectations

February 1, 2000

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Doctors from the La Marsa University Hospital are hopeful about the chances for the patient upon whom they performed the country's third liver transpl

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Tunisia's women's delivery fatality rate has radically dropped over the last 34 years from 134 per 100,000 to 68 and is expected to drop another 18 by

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To say the least, the technical manager of the Tunisian football team, the Italian Scolio, is very concerned these days.   So far, his players have no