Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 972 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 914 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  109  118  12.1% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  147  148  15.2% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  75  18  93  9.6% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  423  428  44.0% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  13  1.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  81  81  8.3% 
Other manufacturing  41  45  4.6% 
Total 914   58  972  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 180,756 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  13,633  341  13,974  7.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  69,099  13  69,112  38.2% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  9,404  1,089  10,493  5.8% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  61,459  204  61,663  34.1% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,369  47  1,416  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  15,710  15,710  8.7% 
Other manufacturing  5,306  105  5,411  3.0% 
Total 177,612  3,144  180,756  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  64  40  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  55  47  30  29 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  52  28  16 
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 406  309  95  53  195 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(406)
Italy
(309)
Germany
(95)
Belgium
(53)
Other
(195)

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