The African Export-Import Bank is to implement a Tunisia-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme with an initial $500 million to promote trade between Tunisia and the rest of Africa.
The Egyptian Exchange has started activating the MoU with Tunisian Stock Exchange in preparation for the 17th Joint High Committee Meetings which will be hosted by Tunisia in the first quarter of 2019.
The World Bank Group and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have announced a deeper partnership for economic development in six countries in Africa.
The Director General of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation signed three new funding agreements of €5.8 million for projects in Mozambique, Tunisia and MENA regions.
Egypt and Tunisia have signed a working program to exchange expertise in the fields of sea fishing and fish farming for 2019/20.
Growth in the Middle East and North Africa is estimated to have improved to 1.7 percent in 2018, contributed by acceleration in activity of both oil exporters and importers.
[Tunisia] AfDB, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development invest €150 million to improve sanitation in small municipalities
The African Development Bank and EBRD have signed a loan agreement to finance the sanitation programme for small Tunisian municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants.
Utopixar, a Tunisian startup set to deliver a social collaboration tool for communities and organisations has received up to $100,000 from UNICEF to improve the lives of the country’s most vulnerable children.
Temenos, the banking software company, announced that Banque de l’Habitat (BH) has signed for T24 Core Banking, Payments, Channels, Analytics, Financial Crime Mitigation and Enterprise Risk Management.
Eight pilots have successfully passed their drone flight training in Tunisia.
At least 3.5 million euros have been invested by the Alaturca Pedras Naturais plant, a company belonging to the Bongani Investment group, in the second line of cutting and polishing of ornamental rocks,
The North Africa mobile phone market, comprising Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco, saw year-on-year shipment growth of 11.5% in the third quarter of 2018.
South Africa Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry has received the assurance of the Tunisian business people that they are keen and committed to the establishment of the joint South Africa-Tunisia Business Council.
The African Development Bank (AfDB), as part of its African Women's Access to Finance Initiative (AFAWA), is partnering with Entreprenarium to build the capacity of 1,000 women entrepreneurs on the continent.
The president of the AfDB and the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development met during the Africa Investment Forum and discussed new avenues for cooperation between the two institutions.
Panoro Tunisia Exploration has signed a Heads of Terms with Tunisian state-owned drilling contractor, for the use of the CTF-4, a 2,000-horsepower onshore rig.
The ECA Office for North Africa has launched the first Report on SDG implementation in Maghreb countries.
Due to an exceptional harvest and tourist arrivals that reached levels last seen in 2010, GDP growth in Tunisia have accelerated in the second quarter of 2018 to 2.8 percent, up from 2.5 percent in the first quarter.
Development projects financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have contributed to better living conditions and less poverty in rural areas of Tunisia.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a €40 million subordinated loan to Attijari bank Tunisia, a leading private bank in Tunisia, part of the Attijariwafa bank Group, to help strengthen its capital base and grow its lending operations.
Philip Morris International Inc. has been recognized for the third consecutive year as a Top Employer in Africa, awarding the company’s commitment to creating an excellent work environment for its employees.
Chinese based LONGi Solar has signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) with the Tunisian project developer SHAMS Technology for a long-term cooperation.
Unionaire Group has entered into a partnership with MIDCO, a subsidiary of the Tunisia-based Loukil Group, under an arrangement facilitated by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank).
SOKOTRA Capital, a Dubai-based private investment company specializing in the agriculture and aquaculture sectors, has announced that a SOKOTRA Capital led consortium has completed the acquisition of 100% of AT.
Tunisia and the African Development Bank have signed an agreement for the launch of a pilot project to use drones for data collection to enhance management of agricultural projects in the country.
The membership COMESA has risen to 21 following the admission of Tunisia and Somalia at the 20th Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Lusaka, Zambia.
The International Services arm of TIM Group, and Tunisie Telecom have announced the upgrade of Tunisie Telecom’s international IP transit connectivity.
By ramping up their lending to female entrepreneurs, banks in Tunisia could dramatically increase their profits while also driving economic growth across the country, says a new report from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group.
The World Bank announced today US$130 million in additional support for decentralization in Tunisia, which is putting local governments in charge of addressing the development needs of their communities.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft says it continues to notice a marked interest in pre- owned aircrafts in Africa with over seven airlines in the continent having placed orders in the last three months.
International fintech service provider eServGlobal has deepened its collaboration with existing customer, Ooredoo Tunisia through a two-year contract, which encompasses technology platform upgrades as well as two-years of support through to 2019.
Proparco has taken an equity participation worth 5.9 million in Enda Tamweel, the pioneering microfinance institution in Tunisia.
[Tunisia] Islamic Development Bank approves $184 million for energy, healthcare and social integration projects
Islamic Development Bank’s Board of Executive Directors meeting has approved mega financing for different projects in Tunisia.
Teleperformance and Vermeg Tunisia are topping the list of the best places to work in Tunisia for 2018 program, according to the annual Workplace survey driven by the global research firm Best Companies Group USA.
Despite fierce opposition, Tunisia has been added to the European blacklist of third countries thought to be at “high risk” of money laundering and terrorist financing.
The Director General of the AfDB for North Africa and the Tunisian Minister of Development, Investment and International Cooperation have signed two loan agreements relating to support of the development of technical and technological skills.
The Board of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of €112 million to help finance the North-East Road Connectivity Support Project in Tunisia.
The Economic Commission for Africa is focusing on essential components of structural transformation, such as sustainable investment in infrastructures and new industries.
The Board of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of €71.56 million to support the implementation of ‘Digital Tunisia 2020’ National Strategic Plan.
[Tunisia] European Investment Bank, Banque de l'Habitat sign $140 million credit facility to boost business financing
The European Investment Bank and Banque de l'Habitat have signed a new line of credit to strengthen access to bank financing for Tunisian companies, supporting more than 250 SMEs and over 1,600 jobs in Tunisia.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of $141 million to Tunisia, intended to finance the second phase of the Regional Development Support Program.
Tunisia plans to increase its trade with other African countries in general, and with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in particular.
Area9 Learning and Valia Investments have signed a long-term exclusive partnership to advance adaptive e-learning for corporations in North Africa and Middle East and North Africa region.
Demand Management, Inc., says that Manufacture de Panneaux Bois du Sud (MPBS), a leading paper and forest products company, has become the first company in Tunisia to go live on the Demand Solutions DSX supply chain planning platform.
The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has approved the disbursement of a €200 million loan to Tunisia.
The African Export-Import Bank has initiated its first–ever intervention in Tunisia with a 50-million Euro Global Trade Facility in favor of Loukil Group of Tunisia.
The World Bank has announced a new $60 million project to help address the jobs challenge in Tunisia, with support for government efforts to better target employment programs and create more and better opportunities.
Antonius (Tony) Verheijen assumed office today as the new Word Bank Country Manager for Tunisia. Mr. Verheijen comes to Tunisia following four years as the World Bank Country Manager for Serbia, based in Belgrade.
An agreement that provides for launching the National Energy Transition Plan for Tunisian municipalities support project was inked Tuesday by Tunisia and Switzerland at the headquarters of the National Energy Management Agency.
[Tunisia] Africa Finance Corporation announces $28 million loan facility for development of oil block
Africa Finance Corporation has announced it is to provide a $28 million subordinated loan facility for the development of Topic SA’s (Topic) Halk El Menzel offshore oil concession block in Northern Tunisia.
In order to improve the support services provided to Tunisian entrepreneurs countrywide, Souk At-tanmia’s partnership has launched a capacity-building program for public and civil actors operating in the field of entrepreneurship in Tunisia.
Air Malta has launched a new scheduled service to the North African City of Tunis. This service also heralds the national airline’s return to North Africa.
Tunisia receives $500 million credit facility to improve business environment and ease access to finance
The World Bank Board has approved the Business Environment and Entrepreneurship development policy loan to support the Tunisian government's continued efforts to promote stronger and more inclusive growth.
Switzerland has transferred approximately $4million to Tunisia, in response to a request for mutual legal assistance.
A new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Tunisia today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2021.
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has signed two Murabaha agreements between the Republic of Tunisia and the Tunisian Company of the Refining Industries.
Tunisia’s national carrier Tunisair has entered into a five year digital service agreement with Jeppesen, a Boeing Company which will see the company provide Tunisair with FliteDeck Pro, electronic flight bag (EFB) on iPad, tailored charting services and OpsData aircraft performance management tools.
China Railway, one of the major companies operating in infrastructure construction and manufacturing of engineering equipment and components, is opening an office in Tunisia
Tunisia is preparing to sign the COMESA Treaty during the next COMESA Summit in October 2017. The signature will herald the admission of Tunisia to the regional economic community as its 20th member State.
[Tunisia] Export Promotion Centre brings export markets to SMEs doorsteps with new periodic meetings
The Export Promotion Centre (CEPEX) is to start a new set of periodic meetings for 2017 named “Let's Talk Export”.