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A man walks towards the Central Bank of Tunisia in the capital Tunis, on December 27, 2013. (Reuters/Zoubeir Souissi)


Tunisian central bank lowers 2014 growth forecast

Tunisian central bank lowers 2014 growth forecast

Tunis, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Tunisian central bank said on Tuesday it was lowering its growth forecast for 2014, amid growing budget and trade deficits and a general state of economic stagnation in the North African country, which has faced serious economic problems...
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Tunisian Prime minister Mehdi Jomaa speaks during a meeting in Tunis on August 30, 2014. (AFP/Salah Habibi)


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A fishmonger works on the first day of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in a market downtown Tunis, June 29, 2014. (REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi)


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A man walks towards the Central Bank in Tunis on December 27, 2013. (Reuters/Zoubeir Souissi)


Tunisia issues third bond

Tunisia issues third bond

Tunis, Asharq Al-Awsat—Tunisia launched its third bond on Monday, aiming to raise some 500 million Tunisian dinars (312 million US dollars) to cover government expenditure allocated for the 2014 state budget. Tunisian Finance Minister Hakim Ben Hamouda called on...
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A picture taken on December 18, 2013, in Tunis shows newly appointed Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa waiting for a meeting at the Tunisian Constituent Assembly. AFP PHOTO/FETHI BELAID


New Tunisian leader faces economic challenges

New Tunisian leader faces economic challenges

Tunis, AP—Tunisia swore in a new caretaker prime minister Friday, and he faces a multitude of challenges: organizing the country’s first election for a permanent post-revolutionary government, fixing a deteriorating economic situation and placating an unhappy...