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The Tunisian GDP shows a historical decline of 8.8% in 2020 - 02/16/2021 - Eric Apim

TUNISIA. According to figures from the National Institute of Statistics (INS), Tunisia's Gross Domestic Product fell by 8.8% in 2020 compared to 2019. version française

Catalan independence fighters emerge even stronger from the regional elections - 02/15/2021 - Eric Apim

SPAIN. The victory of the Socialist Party in the regional elections in Catalonia may not be rewarded with a presidency of the regional parliament that should remain in the hands of the independentists. version française

The Spanish oil company Repsol would like to disengage from Morocco - 02/15/2021 - Eric Apim

SPAIN / MOROCCO. Repsol intends to reduce its countries of intervention and in particular to start from Morocco, where the Spanish company has a 75% share in the Ghrab Offshore South block. version française

The Maghreb countries have the highest rates of women engineers in the world. - 02/11/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

MAGHREB. In its latest report on science entitled "The race against time for a more intelligent development", Unesco denounces the low proportion of women engineering graduates in the world. version française

UNDP seeks to strengthen social protection for workers in the informal economy - 02/10/2021 - Eric Apim

AFRICA. In a report produced in collaboration with the ILO, the United Nations Development Programme advocates strengthening social protection for workers in the informal economy on the African continent. version française

The EU adopts a new agenda for the Mediterranean with €7 billion - 02/09/2021 - Eric Apim

MEDITERRANEAN. Six years after the last revision of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership launched in 1995 in Barcelona, the European Commission adopts a new agenda for the Mediterranean, with a Southern Neighbourhood Instrument endowed with €7 billion over six years.
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Lebanon and Tunisia have the strongest productive capacities of the Mediterranean developing countries - 02/09/2021 - Eric Apim

WORLD. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development is launching a new Productive Capacity Index to help its members achieve their socio-economic transformation.

ECB President rejects any idea of debt cancellation - 02/08/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, says that the cancellation of the European public debt held by the ECB is inconceivable because it is illegal.

A hundred economists call on the ECB to cancel the public debts it holds - 02/05/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. More than a hundred economists, including some fifty French ones, ask the European Central Bank from a rostrum to cancel the public debts it holds in order to facilitate resilience in the post-Covid-19 era.

Mario Draghi dons the costume of Italy's saviour - 02/04/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

ITALY. Italian President Sergio Mattarella has asked Mario Draghi, former President of the European Central Bank, to form the new Italian government.

Nine Member States receive €14bn loans to overcome their Covid-19 spending - 02/02/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. The European Commission has disbursed loans totalling €14 billion to nine Member States.

Turkey increases its trade deficit by 69% in 2020 - 02/02/2021 - Eric Apim

TURKEY. According to the Turkish Institute of Statistics, Turkish exports fell by 6.3% in 2020 compared to the previous year, with a total of $169.48 billion.
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