Tunisian governor warns IMF aid is needed to stop ‘explosion’

Marouane El Abassi
Marouane Abassi
Kamel Agrebi/photoline-digital.com

Tunisia’s central bank governor warned parliament it should accept tough conditions needed to secure another International Monetary Fund loan or face an “explosion”.

Marouane Abassi strongly advised parliament to support prime minister Hichem Mechichi’s proposal to secure a IMF loan in return for economic reforms. The prime minister has submitted a plan to the IMF proposing to make big reductions in spending on state-owned enterprises and public employees’ wages.

Tunisia’s government formally

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@centralbanking.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@centralbanking.com to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: