According to bank provided information, the Project will have a systemic impact on the financial sector insofar as the adoption of IFRS accounting standards is expected to ultimately (i) foster transparency by enhancing the international comparability and quality of financial information, enabling investors and other market participants to make informed economic decisions, (ii) strengthen accountability and (iii) contribute to economic efficiency by helping investors to identify opportunities and risks across the world, thus improving capital allocation.
This TC Project is financing one Assignment. The EBRD intends to engage a consultant (“the Consultant”) to support to the Central Bank in the adoption and implementation of IFRS in the banking sector
International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) have been established with the goal of creating internationally recognised set of accounting standards that bring transparency, accountability and efficiency to financial markets around the world. Although the current national accounting standards —Tunisian Accounting Standards (“TAS”) – have naturally been converging with IFRS, Tunisia is one of the very few countries where IFRS are not applied and this acts as a negative factor towards foreign investment. Recently, the country decided to undertake the transition towards IFRS.
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