For the third time since the beginning of 2022, petrol prices in Tunisia were increased as per an official statement.
Prices of gasoline and diesel have risen by 5-10 percent, according to a statement from the Tunisian Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy.
Crude oil prices have risen above the barrier of $101 on international markets, according to the ministry.
During Russia’s protracted conflict with Ukraine, Tunisia is experiencing a serious economic crisis that has been made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic.
There has been a major political crisis in North Africa since President Kais Saied deposed the cabinet and dissolved parliament last year and gained executive control.