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Tunisia beefs up security along Libya border
March 2, 2015
"Over the past three weeks, we have reinforced security presence along the entire border with Libya following the heinous murder of 21 Egyptians,"



Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid on Sunday said that his government has beefed up security along the 200km-long border with violence-ridden Libya.


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Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin Travels to Algeria and Tunisia
March 2, 2015

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin is travelling March 1-6 to Algiers and Tunis, where he will co-lead a business delegation with the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce and the U.S.-Algeria Business Council. He will also attend the Partners for a New Beginning - North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity (PNB-NAPEO) Investment and Entrepreneurship Conference"...

 
 
Tunisia: ‘’ Germany’s financial support multiplied sevenfold’’ (Ambassador)
March 2, 2015
Andreas Reinicke, German Ambassador in Tunis told Express Fm on Friday that the Tunisian-German relations were strengthened during the past three years where Germany’s financial support to Tunisia was multiplied by 7 after the revolution.

"Previously, financial support was around 30 to 40 million Euros per year and became 200 -250 million Euros per year," he said.


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March 2, 2015
The Tunisia Company of Phosphates Gasfa (CPG) has reached an agreement with the bank groups Amen Bank and BIAT to obtain a facility of 33 million dinars ($ 17 million) to finance the expansion of its mining activities.

The resulting loan is interesting enough to the Tunisia Company of Phosphates Gasfa, as it will be repaid over seven years with a 2-year grace period. The rates offered are too flexible. BIAT and Amen Bank have respectively accepted 1.4% and 1.85%. The money raised by GC will enable it to acquire the"...

 
 
March 2, 2015

Tunisia is a small country situated in North Africa, surrounded by Algeria to the west and Libya to the southeast. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north and to the east offering it 1300 km of coasts. Tunisia's population is almost 11 millions spread over 162 500 sq km.

The tourism sector is a vital sector for the Tunisian economy as it employs about 400 000 people (both direct and indirect employments) and ensures more than 3.2 billion dinars of tourist receipts in foreign currencies which cover over"...

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