Seat for Tunisia in UNWTO Executive Council

A seat has been officially awarded to Tunisia on Tuesday by the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) for four years, at the 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly held in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, on September 9-13. Six countries including Tunisia will represent the African Continent until 2023, out of the 11 African candidate countries, This seat will help Tunisia participate in the decision-making and development of the future strategies of the organisation, which will allow it to promote national tourism. The 23rd session of the UNWTO General…

Net foreign reserves reach 17,769 MD, 100 days of import as of September 9 (BCT)

Net foreign exchange reserves reached, Monday, September 9, 2019, for the first time in over two years, nearly 17,769 million dinars (MD), i.e. the equivalent of 100 days of import, according to data published by Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT).  Last year during the same period, foreign currency reserves were just under 11,009 MD, the equivalent of 70 days of imports. Tunisia’s foreign exchange reached 3 digits on Monday, exceeding the “recommended minimum security threshold” set at 90 days of import. Cumulative tourism receipts reached 3,933.5 MD according to the…