• Tunisia


    Tunisia has a diverse, market-oriented economy to which exports, foreign investment and tourism are central. Some 80% of its exports go to the EU, Tunisia’s main economic partner. The country’s liberal strategy, coupled with investments in education and infrastructure, has fuelled decades of 4% to 5% annual GDP growth and improved living standards. 

    Name Tunisian Republic

    Capital Tunis

    Name of parliament National Constituent Assembly of Tunisia

    Parliament website www.anc.tn/site/main/AR/index.jsp

    Languages Arabic (official), French, Berber

    Area 163 610 km2

    Population 10 937 521 (July 2014 est)

    Imports Textiles, machinery and equipment, hydrocarbons, chemicals, foodstuffs

    Exports Clothing, semi-finished goods and textiles, agricultural products, mechanical goods, phosphates and chemicals, hydrocarbons, electrical equipment

    Currency Tunisian dinar

    Source: CIA World Factbook
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