Press release of the BCT Executive Board meeting held on 30 March 2016

The Executive Board held its periodic meeting on 30 March 2016 and went through the main recent trends in the international economic situation and reviewed the main economic, monetary and financial indicators as well as the evolution of the national economic situation. The Board discussed also issues related to trends in the banking sector activity, the evolution of transactions on the money and the foreign exchange markets, and the BCT monitoring of these markets’ functioning.

As for activity of the BCT, the Board was informed about content of works of the monetary policy committee which met on 28 March 2016 and examined the proposals set out with respect to boosting intervention instruments used by the BCT to tune liquidity on the money market.

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: