Tunisia : 2012 Article IV Consultation; Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

September 4, 2012

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This 2012 Article IV Consultation highlights that Tunisia experienced a severe recession in 2011 amid domestic and regional turmoil. Real GDP contracted by 1.8 percent, reflecting a sharp decline in tourism and foreign direct inflows. As a result of the economic downturn and the return of Tunisian workers from Libya, unemployment soared to 19 percent in 2011, with youth unemployment at 42 percent. Tunisia’s medium-term economic growth potential remains favorable, but unleashing it requires a comprehensive package of structural reforms to foster private investment.

Series:

Country Report No. 12/255

Subject:

Notes:

Also available in French

English

Publication Date:

September 4, 2012

ISBN/ISSN:

9781475505832/1934-7685

Stock No:

1TUNEA2012002

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

73

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