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
Despite the state monopoly, the shortage of subsidised food persists
| 12 April 2022 | 8 minutes
While the Minister of Trade, Fadila Rebhi, confirms that the necessary quantities of the subsidised products are available, and explains the lack of supply as a result of haste, the shops continue to lack subsidised goods such as vegetable oil and, above all, grain products. How can this discrepancy between the Ministry's statements and the reality be explained?
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.