Press release of the BCT Executive Board meeting held on 29 February 2016

The Executive Board held its periodic meeting on 29 February 2016 and considered recent trends in the international economic situation and reviewed the main economic, monetary and financial indicators as well as trends in the national economic climate. The Board examined also data relative to trends in the banking sector activity and in transactions on the money and the foreign exchange markets, further to BCT follow up of these markets’ functioning.

As for the BCT activity, the Board approved the financial statements for the financial year 2015and discussed norms, strategies and instruments adopted for management of foreign currency reserves.

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