Revolution In Tunisian Style

The New York Times reports: ‘According to the Tunisian Economic Commission, the textile and garment industry, though battered by economic recession and Asian competition, is still the country’s largest employer and leading export sector; it is also the European Union’s fifth-largest textile supplier, producing in particular for Italian and French houses that are attracted to its suppliers by the proximity of Tunisia to Southern Europe.’ Also: Financiers ‘is also working to set up an association to promote and finance young designers in Tunisia. A proposal to create the group last year was rejected by the authorities, he said, but following the revolution, “It just recently got approved, which is a very positive move.”‘

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