3rd Tunisian-Libyan Economic Forum, Sfax 11 March

The Tunisian-African Business Council (TABC) office in Sfax is organizing the Tunisian-Libyan Business Council’s (TLBC) third session of the Tunisian-Libyan Economic Forum at the Palais Royal Hotel in Sfax on 11 March 2021, Libya Herald reports. The forum will be held under the slogan, “The Forum of Hope and Challenge to Build an Integrated Economy”. Among the most prominent goals of the forum, the Tunisian-Libyan Business Council reported, is to restore confidence, clarify the investment climate, develop trade exchange between Tunisia and Libya, reduce the logistical problems arising from the…

8.8% GDP decline in 2020, a first in Tunisia

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fell by 8.8% in 2020 compared to 2019, According to figures provided Monday, February 15, 2021 by the National Institute of Statistics (INS)0. The INS indicates that this decline is “unprecedented” for the country. Its growth rate has declined compared to the same period in 2019, by 2.1% in the first quarter of 2020, 21.3% in the second, 5.7% in the third and 6.1% in the fourth. This is after revision of the growth rates already published. In 2019, the country’s GDP grew by 0.9%…