The Country's natural resources are petroleum, phosphates, iron ore, lead, zinc, and salt. It exports clothing, semi-finished goods and textiles, agricultural products, mechanical goods, phosphates and chemicals, hydrocarbons, electrical equipment. And it imports textiles, machinery and equipment, hydrocarbons, chemicals, foodstuffs.

Descreptive Data

Unemployment, %15.3
Ages 15-24 Population Ratio, %20.867
Population Over 65, %12.1
Net Migration Rate-20000
EIU Country Risk Score59
Fitch Sovereign RatingB+
S&P Sovereign RatingNR
Moody's Sovereign Rating
Big Mac Index

Economic Data

Ability to Pay
Real GDP YOY%1.4%2%2.1%
GDP Value (BLN USD)434040
GDP per Capita (USD)374934653422
Currency Reserves ex Gold (BLN USD)
Reserves 1Y Chg (%)-20%-0.4%-8.2%
Total External Debt (%GDP)62%71%
Total External Debt (BLN USD)2729
Budget Surplus/def (%GDP)
Inflation (Risk)
CPI (yoy %)3.7%5.3%7.3%
Trade Balance
Current Account (% of GDP)-8.8%-11%
Exports (BLN USD)141418
Imports (BLN USD)192123
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment (%)16%15%16%

Financial Data

Equity & Banking Sector (Risk)
1Y Price Change (%) (TUSISE Index)8.9%14%16%
EIU Banking Risk6161
Credit Market (Risk)
10Y Bond Spread (10Y UST)
Foreign Exchange (Risk)
3 Month Deposit (%)
FX Vol - 3M Implied Vol
Historical 3M Volatility9.22015
Real Effective Exchange Rate958879
Real Rates (%)

Political Risk

Political Risk Exposure
EIU Political Risk6464
Risk From Doing Business
Ease of Doing Business Rank757788
Starting a Business Rank91103100
Risk From Government
WGI Control Of Corruption-0.1-0.1-0.05
WGI Govt Effectiveness-0.2-0.07-0.1
WGI Regulatory Quality-0.5-0.4-0.4
WGI Rule Of Law0.020.070.04
Deviation of Tunisia's risk relative to Geo Peers
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