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Morocco counts on sustainable tourism - 11/26/2012 - Christelle Marot, CASABLANCA

MOROCCO. Sustainable tourism appears to be the only hope for a troubled industry. French version

A roadmap for recovery in Tunisia - 11/26/2012 - Nadia Chahed, TUNIS

TUNISIA. Once regarded as the jewel of the national economy, tourism in Tunisia has suffered enormously.

French version

Egypt takes a gamble on diversification - 11/26/2012 - Safia Ouared, Cairo

EGYPT. Egypt is planning to upgrade its tourism industry. The country wants to build on its renewal using key international and domestic markets.

French version

Jordan continues to invest - 11/26/2012 - Jenny Saleh, Beirut

JORDAN. Despite the uncertainty linked to political upheavals in the region, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is continuing to invest in tourism. The sector has even become a national priority. French version launches - 11/09/2012 - Frédéric Dubessy (translation Leslie Barla)

MEDITERRANEAN. The website, specialized in current events on the economy of Mediterranean countries, launches a version in english.

“The product has to pay for the logistics” - 02/20/2012 - Francisco Navarro, CEO of Navarro Logistica

By Francisco Navarro, CEO of Navarro Logistica (Sabadell, Spain) “The market for wine in Spain has developed considerably under the pressure of the economic crisis and the resulting fall-off in consumption. We have adapted to this in terms of logistics. Up until about a year ago we had heavy traffic feeding our warehouses in...

Portugal: worry-free wine - 02/20/2012 - Marie-Line Darcy, LISBON

PORTUGAL. The world’s eighth largest wine producer, Portugal specialises in high-end wines

E-commerce highlights the importance of transport - 02/20/2012 - Francis Mateo, BARCELONA

SPAIN. Vila Viniteca is the largest distributor of fine wines in Spain. The company's catalogue lists 7,500 wines, including the famous Pingus, one of Spain's most highly regarded wines, and also wines from well-established French properties such as Bott-Geyl, Trapet and Marcoux.

A selective “hosting” solution for wine - 02/20/2012 - Francis Mateo, BARCELONA

FRANCE. Vinôtel, the Transports Raymondis logistics system in Rivesaltes is aptly named, as this logistics subsidiary is a real “hotel” for wine:  6,000 m2 of isothermal storage where the temperature can be set between 10 and 17 °, humidity is carefully controlled and recorded on a disk that...

Public-private partnerships grow in Morocco - 05/24/2011 - Christelle Marot, PARIS

MOROCCO. Transport, water and electricity distribution, drainage and education: in Morocco, the private provision of a number of public services is becoming more commonplace.

Public-private partnerships attempt to get off the ground in Tunisia - 05/24/2011 - Rym Tlili, à TUNIS

TUNISIA. A number of handicaps have hindered the implementation of the PPP model in Tunisia, despite the financial support provided to Tunisia by the European Investment Bank and the African Development Bank.

Israeli public-private partnerships multiply in Israel - 05/24/2011 - Hélène Lesman, JERUSALEM

ISRAEL. Since the early 2000s, twenty projects have already been carried out as public-private partnerships (PPP) in Israel, in which the government has invested more than 33 billion shekels (€6.6 billion).

Turkey has experience with PPP - 05/24/2011 - Guillaume Perrier, à ISTANBUL

TURKEY. In Turkey, a growing number of infrastructure projects are financed by PPP. Important amendments to legislation have allowed this model to become commonplace.
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