Tunisia to import 18,000 tonnes of sugar from Algeria

A batch of a thousand tonnes of sugar from Algeria was dispatched to Tunisia, Friday, through the Sakiet Sidi Youssef border crossing in the governorate of Kef.

Head of the Tunisian Trade Office Nébil Guesmi told reporters that this batch is part of a scheduled quantity of 18,000 tonnes of sugar which will be imported from Algeria, at a rate of one thousand tonnes per day to supply the national market.

9.6 tonnes of rice and coffee will also be imported from Algeria next week, he added.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse