Tunisia: Still fragile, but marked progress

Tunisia's political transition is supported by regional agencies and also by the IMF.

The political revolution from 2011 had a direct negative impact on GDP growth but recovery is now underway, although lingering fragilities provide downside risks. Inflationary pressures have eased as oil (and other commodity) prices are relatively weak. Trade and current accounts weakened in the aftermath of the regime change but will improve this year and next.

External debt is increasing as revenue generation will take time to rebuild. Import cover remains above the international "safe" level. Public finances.

Tunisia: Still fragile, but marked progress - Report