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April 2021

As COVID lingers and in a context of heightened socio-political unrest, Tunisia’s growth and fiscal outlook is weaker than before.

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The World Bank approved $100 million in financing to enable affordable and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines in the country.



Jesko Hentschel

Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta

Antonius (Tony) Verheijen

Country Manager for Tunisia

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Dec 22, 2020

Tunisia Economic Monitor, Fall 2020: Rebuilding the Potential of Tunisian ...

The Tunisia Economic Monitor 2020 sheds the light on drivers of the sharper decline in growth than most of its regional peers and suggests a coherent plan for restarting the economy and restoring the credibility of the ...

Oct 06, 2020

Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020

The World Bank’s biennial Poverty and Shared Prosperity report finds that the rate of extreme poverty in the MENA region rose from 3.8% in 2015 to 7.2% in 2018 — the latest year for which data is available.

Apr 01, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reforms and External Imbalances: The Labor-Productivity ...

World Bank economists expect economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to continue at a modest pace of about 1.5 to 3.5 percent during 2019-2021, with some laggards and a few emerging growth stars.

Feb 06, 2019

The Mobility of Displaced Syrians: An Economic and Social Analysis

This report identifies key factors weighing on Syrian refugees contemplating a return home and analyzes how changing conditions in Syria might affect their decisions.

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Sadok Ayari
Building Le Boulevard, 3rd floor, Cité les Pins, Les Berges du Lac II, 1053 Tunis
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