Tunisia is located on the Mediterranean coast of Northwest Africa. The country is primarily reliant on agriculture, mining, tourism, and manufacturing. With abundant natural resources such as phosphates and hydrocarbons, Tunisia is also known for its growth in tourism and manufacturing industries. Following the challenges of the country from an economic perspective coupled with the after-effects of the pandemic, structural reforms are being established to restore a sustainable business outlook, job creation, employment outsourcing as well as improved services for social and economic inclusion.
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Population: 11.4 mn
Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $959.98 bn
GDP Growth: 1.2%
Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 0.1 %
Unemployment Rate: 14.8 %
Currency: Tunisian Dinar
Languages: Arabic, French
Located on the Mediterranean coast of Northwest Africa, Tunisia is known to be a fully democratic system. The pandemic hit the economy last year but is currently on the path of economic recovery. The country has huge tourism potential and is rich in natural resources such as phosphates and hydrocarbons. Its proximity with the European market and European Union contributes to the country’s advantages. It is expected that the manufacturing industries, contributing to16% of GDP, especially textiles, clothing, automobile, and aeronautical parts, should boost the country’s growth following the demand from European economies.
One of the world’s largest amphitheaters is found in Tunisia
Tunis is the only town to have a metro service
Some of Hollywood’s biggest films, including Star Wars, were shot in Tunisia
The most venomous spider in the world can be found in the country
Couscous is the national dish of Tunisia
New Year’s Day
Revolution and Youth Day
The Prophet’s Birthday
It is recommended to have a written agreement in the local language that details all the employee’s information, including remuneration, length of the contract, and termination requirements. All compensation and salary information must be mentioned in Tunisian dinar and not in any other foreign currency.
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