Tunisia’s web overseas foreign money belongings stood at 22.8 billion dinars (1 euro = 3.2 dinars) as of Dec. 28, comparable to 101 days of imports versus 131 days of imports a 12 months earlier, in keeping with the most recent Central Financial institution figures. Tunisia (BCT).
Overseas trade belongings have been shrinking for months amid a worsening commerce deficit as a result of rising imports and the depreciation of the dinar in opposition to main worldwide currencies.
BCT additionally reported a rise in vacationer receipts to 4.11 billion dinars as of December 20, in comparison with 2.23 billion dinars on the identical date final 12 months.
In line with the most recent knowledge from the Nationwide Institute of Statistics (INS), Tunisia’s commerce deficit reached 23.28 billion dinars on the finish of November final 12 months, a rise of 58.8% year-on-year.
Thus, the protection charge misplaced 5.1 factors in comparison with the identical interval in 2021 and amounted to 69.1%, INS clarifies, emphasizing that imports developed at a quicker tempo than exports.