Tunisia Articles & Analysis

Tunisia has successfully navigated the difficulties of the post-revolutionary period by capably establishing robust democratic institutions. However, the country faces macroeconomic challenges since the 2011 revolution. Budgetary pressures, combined with a devaluation of the dinar and a rise in the level of business informality, have made the current environment a complex one.

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ETIQUETTE: The Western-style handshake is standard practice in business environments. However, it may happen that a woman does not offer a handshake, in which case the man should not extend his hand. Similarly, while close friends and relatives often greet each other with a kiss on both cheeks, some women may not accept kisses from men. The...

Articles & Analysis | MINISTRIES: from The Report: Tunisia 2019

MINISTRIES Agriculture, Water Resources & Fishing (71) 786 833 Commerce (71) 354 438/460 Communication Technologies & Digital Economy (71) 359 112 Cultural Affairs (71) 562 661 Development, Investment & International Cooperation (71) 798 522 Education (71) 568 768 Energy, Mines & Renewable Energies (71) 901 182 Finance (71)...

Articles & Analysis | Rest and relaxation: from The Report: Tunisia 2019

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Adopted by Parliament in April 2019, Law No. 47 of 2019, also known as the Transversal Law, aims to improve the business environment in Tunisia. This law is seen as part of a wider comprehensive investment framework reform that started in 2016 with the promulgation of the New Investment Law. The Transversal Law includes a set of modifications...

 

Legislators in Tunisia have a habit of crafting laws that cannot be implemented until additional decrees are passed at a later date. Several articles of the Investment Law No. 71 of 2016 were limited to stating principles, while the concrete modalities needed to bring about actual legal change were to be included in succeeding decrees....

 

Designed as a replacement for the former business register, the National Business Register (Registre National des Entreprises, RNE) Law No. 52 of 2018 passed on September 29 and was implemented on February 6, 2019. The reform has multiple objectives. First, it seeks to simplify procedures and shorten the time needed to set up a company,...