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Tunisia to Receive $500 Million for Improving Business and Supporting Entrepreneurship

The World Bank just approved the Business Environment and Entrepreneurship development policy loan that will go towards supporting the Tunisian government’s tireless promotion of jobs in the private sector, particularly for women and youth. This development policy loan is for $500 million and is meant to support key reforms that will promote a healthier economical … “Tunisia to Receive $500 Million for Improving Business and Supporting Entrepreneurship”

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Swiss Return Funds Taken from Relative of Ben Ali

Switzerland recently returned approximately 3.5 million Euros ($3.91 million) that was held by a close relative of former Tunisian president Ben Ali to Tunisian authorities. This effort was made as a result of Switzerland’s stolen assets recovery process, according to Swiss authorities. The Swiss government froze a large quantity of the president’s assets back in … “Swiss Return Funds Taken from Relative of Ben Ali”

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Tunisia Passing Laws to Encourage Foreign Investment

The unrest in Tunisia over the past few years has unsurprisingly impacted the country’s economy. However, lawmakers are hopeful that certain changes in policy will encourage foreign investment and finally improve the fortunes of the nation. The laws are due to come into place early next year, with the aim of doubling the amount of … “Tunisia Passing Laws to Encourage Foreign Investment”

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Tunisia, country of commerce and prosperity

After years of heavy state direction in the economic sector, Tunisia is now in the middle of a period of economic liberalization and reform. Steady growth can be observed due to deliberate fiscal planning during the past decades.     By now, according to statistics on the internet (e.g. The World Economic Forum 2011/2012 Global Competitiveness Report), … “Tunisia, country of commerce and prosperity”

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