Real GDP growth slowed to 1.5% in 2019 following two years of rebounds. Growth in the agriculture and fishing sectors slumped to 1.7% in 2019 from 9.8% in 2018. Growth was spurred primarily by tourism and financial services and, on the demand side, by private consumption.
Credit distributed to businesses represents $20 billion and, more broadly, credit to private sector totaling $36 billion.
Bourse de Tunis has 81 listed companies, representing, in the end of 2019, a market capitalization of $8.5 billion.