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Export of organic olive oil

Export of organic olive oil

The export quantity of organic olive oil is 28400 tons during the season 2016-2017 (6% more than the previous season 2015-2016), with an export value of 310 million Tunisian dinars which represent an increase of 28% compared to the past campaign (2015-2016).

Thus, the exported quantity of organic olive oil is 42% compared to the total exported quantity while the export value of organic olive oil is 48% compared to the total export value of olive oil.

It should be noted that the number of exporters of organic olive oil is 28 and the export concerned 19 countries where

 Italy represent 40%, France 33,2%, Spain 9,5% and the USA 8,4%.

Also, the quantity of packaged organic olive oil exported represents 4% of the total quantity exported of organic olive oil.


Source: Website of Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries (30/11/2017)

Happy New Year 2018

On the occasion of the new administrative Year 2018, The Technical Center of Organic Agriculture wishes you the warmest congratulations and the best wishes for a happy and joyous year full of joy, happiness, health and success.

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The privileges granted to the agricultural sector under the new investment law

The privileges granted to the agricultural sector under the new investment law

- Delete category "C" in the classification of investment operations and maintain category "A" and "B".

- Increase in the maximum value of micro enterprises from 60 to 200 thousand dinars.

- Promotion of the subsidy of modern agriculture from 25% to 50%.

- Increase of the mortgage loan to small farmers and holders of certificates of 150 thousand dinars to 250 dinars with the procedures of facility.

- Increase in the grace period, the salvage of loans from 5 to 7 years (knowing that the repayment of the term of the loan is 25 years).

- Reduction of interest rates on loans from 5% to 3%.

- Possibility of using mortgage loan in connection with the acquisition of Mnabat companies in order to contribute to the reduction of the fragmentation.

- Ensure the configuration works expenses (drilling and electrification of the well, one of the most important obstacles in the old investment code).

- Adoption of uniform technical standards (eg the space required for the acquisition of a 30-hectare tractor instead of 50 hectares at present).

- Deduct all income and profits from the taxable base for the first ten years of the date of entry into force of the activity.

Source: Website of Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries, on 11 April 2017.

To obtain the logo for Tunisian Organic Products

Order of the minister of the agriculture, hydraulic resources and fisheries of January 6-2017 amending the Order of October 24-2005, related to the administrative services given by the department of the ministry of agriculture and hydraulic resources, public institution under supervision and on the conditions of their grant. 

(O.G.R.T N° 5 – January 17, 2017).

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