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August 4, 2020

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is responding to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Tunisian economy with a €5 million loan to Compagnie Internationale de Leasing (CIL) for on-lending to local private businesses.

The EBRD loan will help CIL to increase much-needed funding for local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) that are experiencing a decrease in activity, turnover and profitability, the"...


Survey conducted to define actions to help women entrepreneurs
August 8, 2020

(TAP) - The National Chamber of Women Entrepreneurs (French: CNFCE) has conducted a survey to define an action plan to help women entrepreneurs and save their businesses after the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

The survey highlighted several problems faced by women entrepreneurs, including the difficulty of using the electronic"...

COVID-19: Poles and Czechs allowed to travel to Tunisia without RT-PCR test
August 8, 2020

(TAP)– Polish and Czech tourists will be exceptionally allowed to travel to Tunisia without having to present a RT-PCR test for COVID-19, the Tourism Ministry said in a statement Thursday.

Charter flights will be operated to transport visitors from these two countries, the ministry added, saying the decision was taken in agreement"...

Cabinet meeting approves economic and social bills and government decrees
August 8, 2020
(TAP) – The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Caretaker Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh, on Thursday, approved a series of economic and social bills and government decrees. The bills: – A bill approving a financing agreement signed between Tunisia and the International Fund for Agricultural Development on February 10, 2020 in Rome to finance an economic, social and solidarity integration project in Kairouan. – A bill approving a loan agreement inked between Tunisia and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) on June 15, 2020 in order to finance a recovery and resilience programme. – A bill approving a loan concluded on July 13, 2020 between Tunisia and the German......
August 8, 2020

(TAP) - A deliberation on the theme of 'inclusive dialogue on the ethics of AI' will take place Thursday, on the initiative of the UNESCO Office for the Maghreb within the framework of the UN consultation aimed at establishing a normative instrument on the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI).

The Ministry of Industry and SMEs said in a statement Wednesday the"...

August 8, 2020
(TAP) -Tunisia is the fourth best democratic country for Americans to move to after the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent Business Insider ranking showed. Australia, Uruguay and New Zealand are at the top of this ranking which includes 20 countries. 'This North African country ranked high on our list because of its ideal annual temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit (°F) in 2016, low cost of living, and low number of average new coronavirus cases per capita in mid-July,' Business Insider said. Tunisia also has a Migrant Acceptance Index of 6.47, higher than the global score of 5.34, it further said. ...

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