Rome, 14 March – Tunisia focuses on the digital economy as a driving force in its economic growth and in the markets of the French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa, a new strategic outlet market.
The South-Mediterranean country has already equipped itself with Digital Tunisia, the sector development plan in a sector that today accounts for 7.2% of the country’s GDP and employs 200,000 people. And also of Smart Tunisia, the Tunisian Government’s program to create value in the digital economy through co-location, promote Tunisia as a destination for investment and promote the export of services in the sector, creating 50,000 jobs in five years . This was discussed during the meeting “Tunisian-Italian partnership in the field of information and communication technologies: potential and perspectives” organized by Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo and the Embassy of Tunisia in Italy in Rome on March 14, 2018, from the strongly operative cut and that was followed by the Btob between Italian and Tunisian companies that came for the occasion in Rome.
The Tunisian skills can be of great support for data analysis and artificial intelligence “declared Giovanni Ottati, President of Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo and CEO of VueTel, a telecommunications company operating in the international voice and data wholesale services market , whose reference markets are the Mediterranean and African countries, with a particular focus on North Africa and on the Francophone sub-Saharan Africa.