Tunisia’s trade deficit jumps to a record $8.18bln in 2022

Tarek Amara
, Reuters News

January 11, 2023

View of containers at a loading terminal in the port of Rades in Tunis, Tunisia August 15, 2018. Zoubeir Souissi, Reuters
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TUNIS – Tunisia’s trade deficit jumped to a record 25.210 billion dinars ($8.18 billion) in 2022, compared to 16.216 billion dinars in 2021, the state statistics institute said on Wednesday.

The deficit has been one of the main problems facing Tunisia as it grapples with an economic crisis.

(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel)

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