Tunisia workers' remittances rose by 33% this year to $2.35bln

Compared to the same period last year

  
A Tunisian illegal black market money changer clutches a fistful of Dinars, in the town of Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, Tunisia April 16, 2019.

A Tunisian illegal black market money changer clutches a fistful of Dinars, in the town of Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, Tunisia April 16, 2019.

Reuters/Zoubeir Souissi

TUNIS- Tunisia workers' remittances rose by 33% from January to November this year to 6.8 billion dinars ($2.35 billion) compared to the same period last year, the central bank said on Wednesday.

Remittances were 5.1 billion dinars in the same period last year, the bank figures showed.

(Reporting By Tarek Amara; Editing by Catherine Evans) ((tarek.amara@thomsonreuters.com;))


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