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Tunisia has exported more food products and less textiles

The breakdown of trade by regime shows that exports under the offshore regime recorded a 1.6% fall in the first two months of 2020, compared with a 17.6% increase during the same period in 2019.

Imports under this regime dropped 2.2% against an 11.9% rise during the same period in 2019.

Under the general regime, exports recorded a decrease by 1.1% against an increase by 14.6% during the two months of the year 2019. Similarly, imports went down 2.6%, as against a 17.2% increase during the same period in 2019.

The decrease observed at the level of exports (-1.5%) during the two months of the year 2020 concerns several sectors.

Indeed, the energy sector posted a 26.1% decrease, that of textiles, clothing and leather went down 4.1% and that of mines, phosphates and derivatives dropped 1.1%.

On the other hand, exports of the agriculture and food-processing industries sector grew 16.2%, following the increase in olive oil sales (371.9 MD against 288.6 MD).

Similarly, exports of mechanical and electrical industries slightly increased by 0.6%.

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