Tunisia to host int'l energy meeting to boost foreign investment.
Tunisia, which imports most of its petroleum needs, will hold an international conference on energy business to increase foreign cash in the energy sector, local newspaper reported on Wednesday. <p>aaaa"Tunisia will organize the first meeting on petroleum products and services in April with the aim to highlight investment opportunities in the country's energy sector and to know the foreign firms technical capacities and offers," the French daily Le Renouveau said in its report.
aaaaAbout 170 foreign and local firms dealing with energy activities are expected to attend the three-day meeting, it added.
aaaaThe country has budgeted 650 million Tunisian dinars (about 484.71 million U.S dollars) in 2009 to subsidize domestic oil prices. The government had pegged its subsidies on the assumption that world prices were at 90 dollars per barrel, according to official figures.
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|Article Type:||Conference news|
|Date:||Jan 8, 2009|
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