TITLE

TUNISIA: RISK SUMMARY

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Africa Monitor: North Africa Monitor;May2008, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to the political and economic risks in Tunisia in 2008. President Zine al Albidine Ben Ali announced that constitutional changes will be made to allow more candidates in the 2009 presidential election. Tunisia has increased the price of imported oil by $1 to prevent the subsidy cost from rising out of control. The Tunisian and U.S. trade officials have agreed on the lifting of customs duties as part of their Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
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31782382

 

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