Sustainable economy and finance

The section « sustainable economy and finance » includes the different sectors of economy, management of resources and expenses of the State, in an approach that allows the development of the State’s capacities by guaranteeing the enrichment of people.
The notes published can deal, essentially, with the actors, laws/reglementations and public policies relative to the public investment, private and foreign and to their priority also the taxation of natural and moral persons and the commercial balance of the State, otherwise the State’s budget and the territorial collectivities, public indebtedness and also the different types of control, adoption, follow-up in execution and the closing of the financial laws.

The flat-rate regime facilitates tax fraud and damages the economic system

This policy brief examines the tax system's weakness, offers a list of procedures and mechanisms to rehabilitate the tax system and provides recommendations based on suitable reports and studies

By Haythem MADDOURI | 28 June 2021

Towards reforming the profit rate threshold for financial transactions

This policy brief focuses on the need for the review of the Excessive Interest Rates Act. This brief advocates for enforcing a limit on the interest rate threshold by the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) and for reforming the current legislation to clarify the profit rate threshold of Islamic finance operations within the framework of “Islamic banking.”

By Rania ZAGHDOUDI | 2 June 2021

Blockchain’s technology in Tunisia: Towards an economic recovery

This policy brief explains the necessity of regulating Blockchain technology in Tunisia to solve economic and financial problems in light of the successive economic crisis.

By Syrine LIMEM | 21 May 2021

DCFTA: An Uncertain Economic Impact and Irreversible Consequences on Society and Sovereignty

This policy brief argues that the DCFTA will not provide significant economic improvements, and certainly not an economic miracle, because its irreversible political and social consequences will prevent development in Tunisia.

By Marco JONVILLE | 13 December 2020

Public Procurement for Local Authorities

This Policy Brief 1) addresses the difficulties of accessing and executing public contracts, 2) identifies the obstacles that prevent the public procurement system from operating effectively, and 3) provides recommendations on how to overcome these challenges and improve the MP process.

By Med Lamine BELHAJ AMOR | 10 December 2020

Capital Flight and the Drying Up of Bank Liquidity

Although other factors may explain the flight of capital, such as the low climate of confidence, political and social instability, and rising inflation, this policy brief identifies two main sources of liquidity drain, namely the worsening of the current account deficit and the burden of tax regulations.

By Noura HARBOUB | 10 December 2020