Tunisia economic situation

09-09-2016

The revolution that toppled Tunisia's authoritarian regime in 2011 left multiple sectors of the economy struggling in its wake, and the ensuing political instability, decreased foreign investment and security threats have only complicated their recovery. To address these challenges, the government, elected in 2014, has pursued policies aimed at supporting economic activity while also seeking to resolve long-standing socio-economic grievances voiced during the uprisings.

The revolution that toppled Tunisia's authoritarian regime in 2011 left multiple sectors of the economy struggling in its wake, and the ensuing political instability, decreased foreign investment and security threats have only complicated their recovery. To address these challenges, the government, elected in 2014, has pursued policies aimed at supporting economic activity while also seeking to resolve long-standing socio-economic grievances voiced during the uprisings.