Tunisia’s foreign exchange reserves stood at 7.998 billion dollars (about 23,066 billion dinars or 136 days of imports) at the end of December 2021, down 6% compared to 2020 (8.490 billion dollars or 162 days of imports), according to data from the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) released Tuesday.
The exchange rate of the Dinar appreciated in December 2021, by 0.3% against the Euro, and depreciated by 1.1% against the U.S. Dollar, compared to the averages of November 2021.
In annual averages, the exchange rate of the Dinar depreciated against the Euro by 2.8% in 2021, after an appreciation of 2.5% a year earlier.
Against the US Dollar, the appreciation of the Dinar exchange rate continued in 2021, albeit at a slower pace, i.e. 0.6% from 4.5% in 2020.