Tunisia economy - updates

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Tunisia premier says virus-hit economy to contract 6% in 2020

Jun 26, 2020 - 12:30 AM

'All state enterprises are in bankruptcy,' Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh tells parliament

TOURISM PLUNGE. Tunisians spend time at the beach in La Marsa, on the outskirts of the capital Tunis on May 16, 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Fethi Belaid/AFP

Coronavirus crisis punctures Tunisia tourism rebound

May 17, 2020 - 3:15 PM

The coronavirus fallout strikes just as Tunisia's tourism sector is bouncing back to levels not seen since before the 2011 revolution

Tunisians spend time at the beach in La Marsa, on the outskirts of the capital Tunis on May 16, 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. - Although the North African country has been relatively spared by the COVID-19 outbreak with 45 deaths and no new infections for several days, its vital tourism sector is bracing for an uncertain future, as the pandemic wipes out a rebound that followed several jihadist attacks. (Photo by Fethi Belaid / AFP)

IMF grants $745 million to Tunisia for virus response

Apr 11, 2020 - 9:30 AM

Tunisia gets a loan from the International Monetary Fund to finance health measures, strengthen social safety nets, and help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic

A health worker disinfects the Enahli amusement park on March 16, 2020 at Ariana near Tunis, which has been closed to the public from today during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. - A decision was made today by the authorities to ban parties, parks, weekly souks and all sporting activities. (Photo by FETHI BELAID / AFP)

Tunisian president slashes salary by two-thirds

Apr 18, 2014 - 7:55 PM

Tunisia s president slashes his salary as the government grapples with a critical financial situation

SLASHING HIS SALARY. The President of Tunisia, Moncef Marzouki, arrives at the fourth EU-Africa Summit of Heads of States at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 03 April 2014. Stephanie Lecocq/EPA