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PRESS RELEASE OF THE BCT EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING HELD ON 28 DECEMBER 2015



During its meeting held on 28 December 2015, the Board reviewed the latest evolutions of the international economic situation and highlighted the main national economic, monetary and financial indicators as well as recent trends in the national economy. The Board examined also the evolution of the banking sector as well as transactions and interventions of the Central Bank on the money market and the foreign exchange market.

Besides,  the Board discussed a range of topics related to the Central Bank, of which notably the main guidelines to suggest in the area of foreign exchange regulation, and  which aim at setting more flexible measures in procedures both for current operations and capital account. Thus, the economic operators will have greater facility in carrying out their transactions with abroad and foreign investment in Tunisia will be enhanced.

After deliberations, the Board decided to keep unchanged the key interest rate of the Central Bank of Tunisia.

(For further data on the economic and financial situation, please refer to the Central Bank of Tunisia web site: www.bct.gov.tn)