New wealth tax produces meagre results
The wealth tax, which was introduced by the government soon after Abdelmadjid Tebboune's election as president, did not produce the hoped for results in 2022. Only a hundred or so people actually paid it.
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) refusal to disburse a second instalment of a loan, announced on Feb. 27 by finance minister Lamia Zribi, is just one of the financial bombs threatening Youssef Chahed's government.According to our sources, Tunisia's other donors
Like the IMF and World Bank before it, the Obama administration fears that the Tunisian banking sector could collapse and has put the Central Bank of Tunisia (CBT) under surveillance.After a four-year gap, the Treasury Department’s Office of Technical Assistance
Confronted with a drop in oil receipts and the risk of serious social unrest after the holiday period, Abdelaziz Bouteflika has slashed major infrastructure programs while seeking to spare the most "social-minded" among them.Joining the government only last May, finance
Finance minister David Deng Athorbei’s presentation of his Fiscal Rescue Strategy to international donors in Juba on 27 March did nothing to convince the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which had sent a delegation on a one week mission to the