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Updated July 28, 2014

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Annual Meetings Speeches
September 24, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Taoufik Baccar, Governor of the Fund for Tunisia, on behalf of the Arab Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Mahfoudh Ould Mohamed Ali, Governor of the IMF for Mauritania on behalf of the Arab Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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Article IV Staff Reports
September 04, 2012 -- Tunisia: 2012 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia
Series: Country Report No. 12/255
Notes: Also available in French
September 08, 2010 -- Tunisia: 2010 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia
Series: Country Report No. 10/282
Notes: Also available in French
December 18, 2009 -- Tunisia: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice
Series: Country Report No. 09/329
Notes: Also Available in French
October 21, 2008 -- Tunisia: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia
Series: Country Report No. 08/345
Notes: Available also in French
August 31, 2007 -- Tunisia: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia
Series: Country Report No. 07/302
Notes: Also available in French.
June 12, 2006 -- Tunisia: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia
Series: Country Report No. 06/207
Notes: Also available online in French
November 12, 2004 -- Tunisia: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia
Series: Country Report No. 04/359
Notes: Also available online in French.
August 21, 2003 -- Tunisia: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia
Series: Country Report No. 03/259
June 19, 2002 -- Tunisia: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/122
June 19, 2002 -- Tunisia: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/122
February 14, 2001 -- Tunisia: 2000 Article IV Consultation -- Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/36
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Communiques
November 22, 2005 -- Communiqué at the Conclusion of the Conference on Trade Facilitation in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia
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Finance & Development
December 01, 2001 -- Finance & Development, December 2001 - How Tunisia Is Meeting the Challenges of Globalization
By Abdellatif Saddem
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IMF Survey Online
October 18, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Mideast Needs Growth to Create Jobs and Raise Incomes
With regional growth averaging just over 2 percent in 2013, managing popular expectations for improved employment prospects and higher incomes remains a challenge for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
June 17, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF Loan Aims to Help Tunisia Boost Growth, Protect Poor
IMF Mission Chief for Tunisia Amine Mati explains the underlying reasons for the recent loan and the main ingredients of the government’s economic reform program.
April 26, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Mideast Issues High on IMF Agenda
The challenges facing Arab countries in transition —Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen—were a focal point for policymakers during the 2013 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington last week.
September 05, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Tunisia Faces Economic, Social Challenges amid Historic Transformation
Tunisia’s revolution has ushered in hopes for more inclusive growth, greater job opportunities, and better governance. But the revolution has brought about economic and financial uncertainty, and downside risks to the outlook loom large, the IMF said in its annual report on the nation’s economy.
September 26, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Middle East Needs Jobs, Governance to Fulfill Promise of Arab Spring
The Middle East needs more jobs, better governance, and a strong civil society in order for the transformation that began with the Arab Spring movement to thrive in the long term, panelists said at an IMF seminar.
April 08, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Mideast Unrest Shows Need to Consider Bigger Picture
Unrest in the Middle East has highlighted the need to look beyond traditional measures when evaluating the economies of member countries, IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn told reporters.
February 16, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Mideast Needs More Focus on Inclusive Growth—IMF
Masood Ahmed, Director of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department, says that one of the lessons from recent unrest in the Middle East is that governments should focus much more on inclusive growth and give more help to poorer households.
October 13, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Policymakers Identify Data Needs and Priorities
Despite progress over recent years in data provision, there are still worrying concerns about a lack of data on systemically important global financial institutions and cross-border financial linkages, policymakers said at a seminar during the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings.
September 10, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Tunisia Weathers Crisis Well, But Unemployment Persists
Tunisia's economy fared relatively well during the global crisis, but the country's key challenge is to boost job-generating growth and lower unemployment, say IMF economists.
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IMF Surveys
June 09, 1997 -- IMF Survey:
Featured in this issue: Manuel Guitian on IMF's work on monetary, banking, and exchange rate areas; impact of labor standards on trade, Michel Camdessus on Argentine reforms and Alassane Ouattara on globalization's challenges for Africa; and IMF's first press information notices--summaries of Executive Board discussions on economies of Aruba, Belize, and Tunisia. PDF File Size: 617Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 105Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorary Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 75Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 149Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 440Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 275Kb
April 16, 2011 -- Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 274Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d’Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 297Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 275Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Honourable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algérie
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 169Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 165Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algérie
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 21Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 26Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the IMF for Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 665Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 553Kb
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by The Hon. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria, Representing Africa Group I Constituency, IMFC Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan and Tunisia
April 29, 2001 -- Joint IMFC Development Committee Statement by Mr. Fathallah Oualalou, Minister of Economy, Finance, Privatization, and Tourism of Morocco
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, and Tunisia
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Issues Briefs
August 15, 2003 -- The IMF and the Middle East and North Africa-- An IMF Issues Brief
The IMF actively supports countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in adopting economic policies and reforms aimed at achieving stronger economic performance and higher living standards.
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 29, 2001 -- Joint IMFC Development Committee Statement by Mr. Fathallah Oualalou, Minister of Economy, Finance, Privatization, and Tourism of Morocco
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, and Tunisia
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Letters of Intent
April 10, 2014 -- Tunisia -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, April 10, 2014
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January 28, 2014 -- Tunisia -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 28, 2014
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May 24, 2013 -- Tunisia -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 24, 2013
Also available in French PDF File Size: 470Kb
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MCD Country Notes
September 30, 2013 -- IMF Program Note on Tunisia
Program Note on Tunisia
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Mission Concluding Statements
July 16, 2010 -- Tunisia: Preliminary conclusions of the 2000 Article IV mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
July 10, 2008 -- Tunisia -- Concluding Statement of the Article IV Consultation Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
January 16, 2008 -- TUNISIA—PRELIMINARY CONCLUSIONS OF THE STAFF VISIT
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 28, 2007 -- Tunisia: 2007 Article IV Consultation Mission, Preliminary Conclusions, May 28, 2007
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 14, 2006 -- Tunisia -- Preliminary Conclusions of the IMF Staff Visit
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
January 20, 2006 -- Tunisia -- 2005 Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
February 24, 2005 -- Tunisia -- Preliminary Findings of the Interim IMF Staff Visit
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
July 20, 2004 -- Tunisia -- Preliminary Findings of the 2004, IMF Article IV Consultation Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
December 19, 2003 -- Tunisia -- Concluding Comments of the Interim Staff Visit
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 19, 2003 -- Tunisia -- Preliminary Conclusions of the Article IV Consultation Mission for 2003
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
October 28, 2002 -- Tunisia -- Preliminary Conclusions from the IMF Interim Consultation Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
March 11, 2002 -- Tunisia -- Preliminary Conclusions of the IMF Article IV Consultation Mission for 2002
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
September 10, 2001 -- Tunisia -- Observations of the Interim Consultation Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
October 29, 2000 -- Tunisia -- Preliminary conclusions of the IMF 2000 Article IV mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 09, 2000 -- Tunisia -- Interim Misssion Concluding Statement
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
June 16, 1999 -- Preliminary Findings of the 1999 Article IV Consultation Mission -- Tunisia
At the conclusion of annual Article IV bilateral discussions with the authorities, and prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings.
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News Briefs
October 23, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler's Remarks in Tunisia
October 09, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler to Visit Mauritania, Algeria and Tunisia during October 14-21
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Other
April 16, 2014 -- Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges
Subject: Regional Economic Outlook | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Yemen | Transition economies | Cross country analysis
October 10, 2013 -- Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting, Arab Countries in Transition: Economic Oulook and Key Challenges for Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen; October 10, 2013
October 08, 2013 -- Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting
Subject: Regional Economic Outlook | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Yemen | Transition economies | Cross country analysis
April 19, 2013 -- Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting
Subject: Secretary's Memorandum to Executive Board
October 13, 2012 -- Arab Countries in Transition: Economic Outlook and Key Challenges; Notes Prepared by Staff of the International Monetary Fund for the Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting October 12, 2012 Tokyo
October 09, 2012 -- Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting
Subject: Regional Economic Outlook | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Yemen | Political economy | Transition economies | Cross country analysis
April 20, 2012 -- Middle East and North Africa - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting
Subject: Regional Economic Outlook | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Middle East | North Africa | Political economy | Economic growth | Fiscal risk
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Press Releases
July 16, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Announces Staff-Level Agreement with Tunisia on the Fourth Review of the Stand-By Arrangement
April 25, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Tunisia and Approves US$225 Million Disbursement
April 03, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Meets Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa of Tunisia
March 24, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of a Visit to Tunisia
January 30, 2014 -- Press Release : IMF Executive Board Completes First and Second Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Tunisia and Approves US$ 506.7 Million Disbursement
December 02, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission at the End of a Visit to Tunisia
September 26, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of a Visit to Tunisia
July 03, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Director Masood Ahmed at the Conclusion of a Visit to Tunisia
June 07, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves a 24-month US$1.74 Billion Stand-By Arrangement with Tunisia
April 19, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Tunisia on Two-Year US$1.75 Billion Stand-By Arrangement
February 04, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Tunisia
November 14, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton at the Conclusion of a Visit to Tunisia
February 02, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of her Visit to Tunisia
June 15, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission on the Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
June 29, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement of the IMF Mission on the 2009 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
November 18, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Statement at the Conclusion of his Visit to Tunisia
June 23, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to Tunisia
November 29, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Deputy Managing Director Murilo Portugal's Statement at the Conclusion of his Visit to Tunisia
June 06, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission on the 2007 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
April 06, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Murilo Portugal at the Conclusion of his Visit to Tunisia
January 04, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff Mission to Tunisia
November 30, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Macroeconomic Policy Seminar for Parliamentarians from Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia
March 03, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato at the Conclusion of his Visit to Tunisia
February 26, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato to Visit Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia During February 28 -- March 3, 2005
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Public Information Notices
August 03, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 01, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 14, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 15, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 09, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 08, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 08, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 07, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 19, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 13, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
September 17, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
June 26, 1998 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
June 05, 1997 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Tunisia
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
July 25, 2014 -- New Middle East Transitions: A Long, Hard Road
Author/Editor: Shahid Yusuf
Series: Working Paper No. 14/135
May 19, 2014 -- Tunisia: Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Waivers of Applicability
Series: Country Report No. 14/123
February 12, 2014 -- Tunisia: First and Second Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 14/50
July 03, 2013 -- Basel Capital Requirements and Credit Crunch in the MENA Region
Author/Editor: Sami Ben Naceur | Magda E. Kandil
Series: Working Paper No. 13/160
June 17, 2013 -- Tunisia: Request for a Stand-By Arrangement—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia
Series: Country Report No. 13/161
Notes: Also available in French
May 15, 2013 -- Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region: A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers
Author/Editor: Gray, Simon | Karam, Philippe
Series: Departmental Paper No. 13/1
May 15, 2013 -- The Welfare Implications of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country: Evidence from Tunisia
Author/Editor: Jouini, Nizar | Rebei, Nooman
Series: Working Paper No. 13/110
March 13, 2013 -- The Economics of Political Transitions: Implications for the Arab Spring
Author/Editor: Khandelwal, Padamja | Roitman, Agustin
Series: Working Paper No. 13/69
August 13, 2012 -- Tunisia: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 12/241
Notes: Also available in French
February 01, 2011 -- What Drives the Performance of Selected MENA Banks? A Meta-Frontier Analysis
Author/Editor: Ben Naceur, Sami | Ben-Khedhiri, Hichem | Casu, Barbara
Series: Working Paper No. 11/34
October 01, 2010 -- Spillovers from Europe into Morocco and Tunisia
Author/Editor: De Bock, Reinout | Florea, Daniel | Toujas-Bernate, Joël
Series: Working Paper No. 10/238
May 06, 2010 -- Tunisia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 10/109
July 01, 2009 -- Requirements for Using Interest Rates as an Operating Target for Monetary Policy:The Case of Tunisia
Author/Editor: Chailloux, Alexandre | Durré, Alain | Laurens, Bernard
Series: Working Paper No. 09/149
September 17, 2007 -- Tunisia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/319
Notes: Also available in French
March 07, 2007 -- Tunisia: Financial Sector Assessment Program Update - Detailed Assessment of Compliance of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 07/98
Notes: Also available online in French.
December 29, 2006 -- Tunisia: Financial System Stability Assessment Update
Series: Country Report No. 06/448
Notes: Also available online in French
August 09, 2006 -- Tunisia: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module; Response by the Authorities; and Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 06/300
June 12, 2006 -- Tunisia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/208
Notes: Also available online in French
May 01, 2006 -- Altruism and Workers' Remittances: Evidence from Selected Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia
Author/Editor: Bouhga-Hagbe, Jacques
Series: Working Paper No. 06/130
May 01, 2005 -- Is the Middle East and North Africa Region Achieving Its Trade Potential?
Author/Editor: Söderling, Ludvig
Series: Working Paper No. 05/90
May 01, 2005 -- How does Employment Protection Legislation Affect Unemployment in Tunisia? A Search Equilibrium Approach
Author/Editor: Koranchelian, Taline | Fanizza, Domenico
Series: Working Paper No. 05/92
November 12, 2004 -- Tunisia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/360
Notes: Also available online in French.
November 01, 2004 -- Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade Agreements: The Market Size Effect Revisited
Author/Editor: Jaumotte, Florence
Series: Working Paper No. 04/206
November 01, 2002 -- Tunisia's Experience with Real Exchange Rate Targeting and the Transition to a Flexible Exchange Rate Regime
Author/Editor: Fanizza, Domenico | Laframboise, Nicole | Martin, E. | Sab, Randa | Karpowicz, Izabela
Series: Working Paper No. 02/190
June 19, 2002 -- Tunisia: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 02/121
June 19, 2002 -- Tunisia: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 02/121
June 17, 2002 -- Tunisia: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, and Insurance Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 02/119
June 17, 2002 -- Tunisia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/120
June 17, 2002 -- Tunisia: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, and Insurance Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 02/119
June 17, 2002 -- Tunisia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/120
April 01, 2002 -- Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries: Vulnerabilities and Growth Potential
Author/Editor: Nashashibi, Karim A.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/67
April 01, 2002 -- Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries: Vulnerabilities and Growth Potential
Author/Editor: Nashashibi, Karim A.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/67
February 01, 2002 -- The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth: A Survey of Selected MENA Countries
Author/Editor: Erbas, S. Nuri | Nothaft, Frank E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/17
February 01, 2002 -- The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth: A Survey of Selected MENA Countries
Author/Editor: Erbas, S. Nuri | Nothaft, Frank E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/17
February 14, 2001 -- Tunisia: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 01/37
March 29, 2000 -- Tunisia: Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/37
September 28, 1999 -- Programmation financiere: Methodes et application a la Tunisie
Author/Editor: IMF Institute
September 17, 1999 -- Tunisia: Staff Report for the Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/104
Notes: Contains the text of Public Information Notice No. 99/90--IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Tunisia.
March 01, 1999 -- Real Exchange Rate Behavior and Economic Growth - Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia
Author/Editor: Domaç, Ilker | Shabsigh, Ghiath
Series: Working Paper No. 99/40
January 07, 1999 -- Tunisia - Banking System Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/129
August 01, 1998 -- Impact of European Union Association Agreements on Mediterranean Countries
Author/Editor: Ghesquière, Henri C.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/116
July 25, 1997 -- Tunisia--Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/57
July 01, 1997 -- Financial Sector Reforms in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia: A Preliminary Assessment
Author/Editor: Jbili, A.
Series: Working Paper No. 97/81
March 01, 1997 -- Broad Money Demand and Monetary Policy in Tunisia
Author/Editor: Treichel, Volker
Series: Working Paper No. 97/22
May 07, 1996 -- Tunisia - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/27
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Tunisia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
March 14, 1995 -- Tunisia - Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/17
Notes: This statistical annex on Tunisia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
May 01, 1994 -- The Arab Maghreb Union
Author/Editor: Finaish, Mohamad Ali | Bell, Eric
Series: Working Paper No. 94/55
Notes: The paper also examines the relationship of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) countries with the European Union.
September 15, 1993 -- The Path to Convertibility and Growth: The Tunisian Experience
Author/Editor: Nsouli, Saleh M. | Eken, Sena | Duran, Paul | Bell, Gerwin | Yücelik, M. Zühtü
Series: Occasional Paper No. 109
September 15, 1993 -- The Path to Convertibility and Growth: The Tunisian Experience
Author/Editor: Nsouli, Saleh M. | Eken, Sena | Duran, Paul | Bell, Gerwin | Yücelik, M. Zühtü
Series: Occasional Paper No. 109
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Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes
January 29, 2001 -- IMF Report on Observance of Standards and Codes: Tunisia
This report compares country practices in Tunisia with internationally recognized standards and codes in the areas of data dissemination, fiscal transparency, monetary and financial policy transparency, and banking supervision, and in some instances, one or all of the following: securities markets, insurance regulations, and accounting and auditing standards. In reviewing countries' observance of standards, the report covers disclosure practices and also discusses issues related to the quality of the information released.
January 29, 2000 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Tunisia -- Update
This report is an update to the first ROSC that was issued in September 1999.
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Speeches
May 12, 2014 -- Building the Future: Jobs, Growth, & Fairness in the Arab World Concluding Remarks by Christine Lagarde
May 08, 2014 -- The Arab Countries in Transition—Strengthening the Economic Middle by Christine Lagarde
January 09, 2013 -- "Unleashing the Economic Potential of the Maghreb—the Role of Foreign Investment" By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
November 13, 2012 -- Enabling Economic Transformation in the Middle East and North Africa by David Lipton, IMF First Deputy Managing Director
December 06, 2011 -- "The Arab Spring, One Year On" By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
November 28, 2007 -- Introductory Remarks At the Conference on the Role of the Private Sector in Economic Development and Regional Integration in the Maghreb, By Murilo Portugal, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
December 20, 2006 -- Introductory Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, At the Conference on Financial Sector Reforms and Prospects for Financial Integration in the Maghreb Countries
June 23, 2006 -- The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership Ten Years On: Reassessing Readiness and Prospects, Statement by Saleh M. Nsouli, Director of IMF Offices in Europe, IMF
At Crans-Montana Forum, Monaco
November 21, 2005 -- Introductory Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, At the Conference on Trade Facilitation in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia
Algiers, Algeria
November 16, 1997 -- Statement by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Middle East/North Africa Economic Conference, Doha, Qatar.
May 20, 1996 -- The Challenges for the Arab World in the Global Economy: Stability and Structural Adjustment -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Address by Michel Camdessus at the Annual Meeting of the Union of Arab Banks, New York
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Statements at Donor Meetings
September 10, 2011 -- Deauville Partnership -- International Financial Institutions (IFIs) statement -- September 10, 2011
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Transcripts
April 14, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Middle East And Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook Update
April 10, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde
January 09, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman , Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
October 25, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department,International Monetary Fund
October 11, 2013 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference on the Middle East and North Africa Economic Outlook
April 20, 2013 -- Transcript of the IMFC Press Conference
April 20, 2013 -- Transcript of the Development Committee Press Briefing
March 14, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 12, 2012 -- Transcript of the IMF Middle East and Central Asia Department Press Briefing
August 03, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Jordan’s Stand-By Arrangement, Morocco’s Precautionary and Liquidity Line and the IMF’s Engagement in the Middle East and North Africa
September 22, 2011 -- Transcript of a Civil Society Organizations Town Hall
April 07, 2011 -- Transcript of a Group Interview with Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Middle East Journalists
March 31, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
January 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
March 09, 2003 -- Transcript of Remarks by the Managing Director, Mr. Horst Köhler, at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank, and Question and Answer Session with Parliamentarians, Athens, March 9, 2003
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Views & Commentaries
November 08, 2013 -- Time for more—and more-concerted—support for the Middle East, By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
June 13, 2012 -- Youth Unemployment in the MENA Region: Determinants and Challenges by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, IMF; Dominique Guillaume, Deputy Division Chief, IMF; Davide Furceri, Economist, IMF
May 20, 2011 -- Creating Jobs in the Middle East and North Africa, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund
May 19, 2011 -- Middle East and North Africa: Protecting Social Cohesion and Economic Stability, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund
November 30, 2010 -- Middle East and North Africa: Set for a Shift in Economic Policy, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department
Middle East and North Africa: Set for a Shift in Economic Policy, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department
October 30, 2010 -- Trade Competitiveness and Growth in the MENA Region by Masood Ahmed
June 15, 2005 -- Economic Integration in the Maghreb: the Path to Prosperity, A Commentary by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Published in L'Economiste (Morocco)