Phosphate production recommences in Tunisia

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Monday, 01 June 2015

Once one of the largest producers of phosphate rock in the world, Tunisia’s CPG has suffered ever since the Arab Spring. An end to strikes, which began in February, will improve the company’s situation, but it is still likely to slip further down the production league tables.

Work has resumed at some divisions of Tunisian phosphate producer Compagnie des Phosphates de Gafsa (CPG) with the temporary suspension of sit-in protests.

CPG’s director general of production reportedly told Tunis Afrique Presse that mining and washing had resumed at Kef Eddour and Metlaoui and...

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