Despite GDP growth struggling to reach pre-2011 levels, the government estimated growth of 2.5% in 2018 and has forecast it will reach 3% in 2019. Two pieces of legislation introduced since 2018 should aid this expansion and provide a degree of increased confidence. The Transversal Law aims to improve business conditions while the Start-up Act will support small businesses. Indeed, the plurality of CEOs interviewed in the latest OBG Business Barometer: Tunisia CEO Survey remain cautiously optimistic, with half saying that they have positive or very positive expectations of local business conditions over the coming 12 months. For more information on the OBG Business Barometer, please visit