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Tunisia needs private sector boost

Tunisia needs private sector boost
Guillaume Paumier/Wikimedia Commons

Ahead of this weekend's elections in Tunisia, the interim finance minister has said the new government must push forward with a privatisation programme, which had been put on hold following the fall of former president al-Abidine Ben Ali. Tunisia's economy has been hit hard by January's revolution - with tourism, one of the country's most important sectors - seriously harmed.

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