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World Bank pulls back, Qatar steps up as Tunisia’s autocracy beds in


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Issue 480 - 14 Mar 2023 - By Jon Marks | 8 minute read

Tunisia’s economic decline and return to autocracy has been underlined by the World Bank suspending new projects in response to President Kaïs Saïed’s anti-immigrant stance. However, Qatar may soon start to provide much-needed funds and Tunisia is also earning revenue by acting as a re-export hub for embargoed Russian oil, writes Jon Marks.

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