Economy and Finances

In the midst of an economic crisis that is becoming more and more severe, the country's public finance is at the heart of its concerns. Budgetary deadlocks are significant and negotiations with international funds, such as the IMF, are increasingly tense, while Tunisia is on the verge of a debt default.
Economy and Finances
Sending money home: How Tunisians abroad impact their home country
| 30 November 2022 | 15 minutes
Since the revolution, the money that Tunisian migrants send to their families in Tunisia is increasing significantly. Even during the pandemic, these so-called remittances reached a record high. Why? And how does this impact the Tunisian economy?
Economy and Finances
Along the informal route, from Ben Guerdane to Libya
| 08 April 2022 | 10 minutes
In and around Ben Guerdane, goods from Libya abound. With this unstable and sometimes risky cross-border trade, an informal economy has emerged - one that many of the region's inhabitants depend on.
Economy and Finances
What are the consequences of the resumed negotiations between Tunisia and the IMF?
| 16 December 2021 | 20 minutes
A 4 billion dollar loan. This is the amount that the Tunisian government is reportedly seeking from the IMF, according to reports from both them and the Central Bank. However, these negotiations imply a set of economic austerity policies for Tunisia. What exactly are they? Inkyfada took a closer look. 
Economy and Finances
Living on less than 5 dinars a day, mapping the poverty rate in Tunisia
| 23 September 2021 | 20 minutes
Which are the most impoverished delegations in Tunisia? Which ones are the most affluent? Is there a correlation between poverty and access to infrastructure? To better understand the correlation, inkyfada has created an interactive map based on INS data.