Tunisia : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publication Date:

June 12, 2018

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Tunisia’s economic growth, which almost doubled, to 1.9 percent in 2017, as confidence strengthened on the back of improved security and the unity government’s early progress with policy and reform implementation. Investment and exports remained sluggish, however. Growth is expected to reach 2.4 percent in 2018, helped by a good agricultural season and a pickup in manufacturing and tourism. The unemployment rate remains high at 15 percent. Trade data for early 2018 show an improvement in export performance, while import growth is slowing. This favorable trend is expected to continue throughout the remainder of the year, supported by a more favorable real exchange rate.

Series:

Country Report No. 18/120

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

June 12, 2018

ISBN/ISSN:

9781484355442/1934-7685

Stock No:

1TUNEA2018001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

136

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