Tunisia: Continuing domestic and regional tensions limit recovery

The IMF is close to extending a further facility. The political revolution from 2011 had a direct negative impact on GDP growt although recovery is now underway, albeit with downside risks. Inflationary pressures remain muted.

Trade and current accounts weakened in the aftermath of the regime change and will recover only slowly. External debt increased after the political transition and revenue generation will take time to rebuild. Import cover remains above the international "safe" level.

Tunisia: Continuing domestic and regional tensions limit recovery - Report