The International Monetary Fund “expects Tunisia’s growth rate to reach 3% in 2013, against 3.6% in 2012. In 2014, DP growth will be 3.7%”
In its new report in 2013 on “the World Economic Outlook,” the IMF said that “the evolution of the political and security situation in Tunisia continues to weigh on the economic outlook and slow down the pace of fiscal, financial and structural reforms.”
Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) Chedly Ayari announced on October 1, before the National Constituent Assembly, that the rate of growth will not exceed 3% in 2013, while the economic budget predicted a 4.5% growth, which was reduced to 3.6%, based on the results of the first half. ”
According to the figures put forward by the IMF, “the consumer prices, which rose in Tunisia, to 5.6% in 2012 and 6% in 2013, are expected to stand at 4.7 % in 2014. »
Regarding the current account, ” it will keep, in 2013, almost the same level of the previous year (-8%), to improve in 2014 (-6.6 %).
As for unemployment, it would be about 16% in 2014 against 16.7% in 2013 and 17.6 % in 2012. ”