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IMF lends USD 2.8 billion to Tunisia

20 de maio de 2016

São Paulo – Tunisia will receive a USD 2.88 billion loan from the Monetary International Fund (IMF) throughout the next 48 months. The money will be used to put in practice Tunisia’s economic reform, which calls for an improvement of the business environment and inclusive growth, among other projects.

According to data released this Friday (20) by the Fund, Tunisia already has USD 319.5 million at its disposal. The rest of the loan will be released in parts, which will be tied to the reviewing of the program.

*Translated by Sérgio Kakitani