Turkey, Tunisia sing 21 new agreements
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at the Turkish-Tunisian Business Forum that Turkey and Tunisia established a bilateral economic relationship based on strong foundation, Anadolu Agency reported.
Erdogan said that from now on the economic relations among Turkey and Tunisia would be maintained under the secretaries of ministers especially foreign ministers of both countries.
"We are establishing a strong economic relationship based on strong foundation. We are at the final stage of ending the custom duties between the two countries," said Erdogan.
Erdogan said that Tunisia were also reducing the custom duties step by step; moreover, the custom duties would be ended for Turkish industry goods in June next year.
Erdogan also reminded that Turkey declared a 500 million USD financial support to Tunisia.
Erdogan stressed that Tunisia, with its intellectual young population, qualified workforce, strategic position opening to Africa, had opportunities as transit trade and logistics centre.
"I believe that our entrepreneurs will efficiently use these opportunities with their Tunisian counterparts," said Erdogan.