Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 970 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 913 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  22  28  2.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  18  1.9% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  108  117  12.1% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  147  148  15.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  75  17  92  9.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  423  428  44.1% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  13  1.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  81  81  8.4% 
Other manufacturing  41  45  4.6% 
Total 913   57  970  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 179,875 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,315  223  1,538  0.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  317  1,122  1,439  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,551  341  13,892  7.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  68,617  13  68,630  38.2% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  9,465  994  10,459  5.8% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  61,269  204  61,473  34.2% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,356  47  1,403  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  15,655  15,655  8.7% 
Other manufacturing  5,281  105  5,386  3.0% 
Total 176,826  3,049  179,875  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  17 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  12 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  63  40  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  55  47  30  29 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  52  27  14 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  176  120  44  40  73 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  29  41  13 
Other manufacturing  19  18 
Total 405  308  95  53  193 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(405)
Italy
(308)
Germany
(95)
Belgium
(53)
Other
(193)

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - August 2018