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2020 will be year of consuming Tunisian industrial product

Published the:  26/06/2019

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(TAP) - The year 2020 will be placed under the sign of "Supporting Tunisian Industrial Product Consumption” Prime Minister Youssef Chahed announced Wednesday at the opening of the 1st edition of the National Days “Consuming Made in Tunisia #619”

Chahed also said June 26 of each year will be declared a national day to encourage the consumption of Tunisian industrial product.

Here are the other decisions announced by the Prime Minister

-Adoption of the barcode # 619 for all articles produced in Tunisia, in order to allow citizens to distinguish them easily compared to imported products.

-Introduction in school curricula of a new subject on the culture of consuming Tunisian product starting from school year 2020-2021 and generalisation of the measure on the revision of prices taking into account the evolution of the Tunisian dinar exchange rate, particularly in the context of public procurement.

-Conclusion of programme contracts in the framework of the public-private partnership (PPP), to supply national companies with Tunisian products.

The first edition of the National Days "Consuming Made in Tunisia # 619" is organised by the government on June 26, 27 and 28, with a view to boosting the consumption of products "Made in Tunisia".