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Tunisia's food trade deficit widens
October 20, 2014
Tunisia's trade deficit in foodstuffs has broadened this year. From January through September, the deficit amounted to 1.203 billion Tunisian dinars (US$ 669.3 million), as against 746.8 million dinars (US$ 415.5 million) in the comparable period of 2013, up 61% according to data released by the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture.

Exports declined by 29.1% to 1.357 billion dinars (US$ 755 million), while imports were down 3.7% to 2.56 billion dinars (US$ 1.424 billion).
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October 20, 2014
The following is a list of speakers at the Reuters Middle East Investment Summit 2014 from Oct. 20-23. Salem Al CEO Waha Capital Noaimi Muhammad Chairman Jarir Group al-Agil Fawwaz CEO Abdullah A. M. Al Khodari al-Khodari Sons Company Yasir CEO Saudi Fransi Capital al-Rumayyan Thamer Managing ACWA Power al-Sharhan director Yousef Chairman Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate al-Shelash Development Co Ziyad CEO Saudi Electricity"...
Tanzania: Online Real Estate Platform Touts More Investments in Residential Houses
October 20, 2014

INVESTORTS should target semi-finished houses currently put on sale by owners in Dar es Salaam and other growing urban areas, because there is high demand for residential houses and office space.

Lamudi Tanzania Public Relations Assitant, Lilian Kisasa"...

October 20, 2014
Foreign currency reserves have reached 117 days of imports, Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) Chedly Ayari told ExpressFm on Friday.

These will cover nearly four months of import, thanks to good governance and adequate strategy of handling imports and foreign currency.

With regard to the economic situation of the country, he stressed that the global"...

October 20, 2014

Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.

Under the scheme, up to 2.5 million UK homes could be powered by Tunisian sunshine by 2018.

The company involved says they have already spent 10 million euros developing the site.

A number of overseas energy producers are competing to"......

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