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Signing of PTA can boost bilateral trade: Tunisia envoy
Negotiations on a preferential trade agreement between Tunisia and Pakistan, which started three years ago, are near to be finalised.
Signs of an emerging France-Algeria-Tunisia axis to restrain Morocco
The visit was thus a telling declaration of intentions from both the Tunisian and Algerian regimes, who have ever since appeared to be striving to deepen bilateral ties to form a Maghrebi bloc to undermine Morocco’s strategic interests.
Tension between Tunis and Rabat risks affecting economic ties
The diplomatic tensions between Rabat and Tunis due to the support shown by Kais Saied to the Polisario separatist militias could spill over to economic ties between the two countries.
Tunisian employers call for a free trade agreement between Tunisia and Algeria
The Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) is campaigning for the signing of a free trade and free movement agreement between Tunisia and Algeria.
‘Renewable’ energy in Tunisia: an unjust transition
Following the principles set out in the ECT, the EU is seeking to deepen liberalization in order to standardize the Tunisian legislative framework through FTA negotiations.
Tunisia envoy hope for finalization of Pak-Tunisia proposed PTA
There have been several rounds of negotiation between the two countries on finalizing the PTA, and also an exchange of potential trade lists between the two countries.
OTE calls for revision of trade agreements disadvantageous to Tunisia
The worsening trade deficit with China and Turkey is contributing to the draining of foreign exchange reserves and seriously threatens local production, according to a review.
Morocco denies a revision of free trade agreements with Tunisia and Egypt
Moroccan Minister of Trade denied the information published according to which Rabat was working on a revision of the free trade agreements (FTA) signed with Tunisia and Egypt.
Tunisia ready to start talks on FTA with Ukraine
Tunisia is ready to start the negotiation process on concluding an agreement on a free trade area (FTA) with Ukraine, negotiations may begin in the first quarter of 2022.
UGTT to hold workshop on prospects and challenges of trade union action under AfCFTA
The Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) is organising a workshop on “the prospects and challenges of trade union action under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): Opportunities and risks.»
Tunisia holds off a ‘deep’ free trade agreement with the EU
The 1995 Tunisia-EU agreement removed tariffs on most industrial products, but the new agreement goes a step further and would open up the agricultural and services sectors, as well as public procurement of goods and services, to full and free competition.
Mercosur-Arabs: Brazil wants to resume talks on agreements
The Brazilian government is interested in resuming negotiations for free trade agreements between Mercosur and Arab countries such as Morocco, Tunisia, and Lebanon.
Tunisia seeks urgent review of trade agreement with Turkey
Le ministre tunisien explique que cette décision a été prise dans l’ambition de protéger la production nationale.
Tunisia ready to participate in the COMESA free trade regime
Tunisia is ready to fully participate in the COMESA Free Trade Area regime (FTA) one year after giving notification of participation in the trade regime in March, 2020.
DCFTA: An uncertain economic impact and irreversible consequences on society and sovereignty
We cannot expect a miracle, or even a significant economic improvement with the DCFTA, especially as its irreversible political and social consequences risk preventing development from the country.
Deep and comprehensive dependency
How a trade agreement with the EU could devastate the Tunisian economy.
Qatar, Tunisia discuss signing free trade agreement
The two countries aim to increase the volume of trade exchange and diversify it by signing a free trade agreement.
To get out of the crisis exacerbated by Covid-19: more than a hundred organizations and networks in the Arab region are launching a campaign for debt cancellation and getting rid of "free trade" agreements.
To get out of the crisis exacerbated by Covid-19: more than a hundred organizations and networks in the Arab region are launching a campaign for debt cancellation and getting rid of "free trade" agreements.
The European evaluation of the Association Agreements: guarantees and content still insufficient
The lack of independence, the priority given to the commercial aspects instead of the human aspects, and the superficiality of this report prevent it from being recognised as a credible evaluation.
Intellectual property rights: Potential implications of the DCFTA for access to medicine
If the intellectual property provisions of the DCFTA are applied, this will have an impact on both the cost of patented medicines and undermine access to affordable medicines.