Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 872 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 821 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  20  23  2.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  21  2.4% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  111  117  13.4% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  145  146  16.7% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  71  17  88  10.1% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  364  369  42.3% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  1.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  57  58  6.7% 
Other manufacturing  36  39  4.5% 
Total 821   51  872  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 199,603 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  2,375  850  3,225  1.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  551  996  1,547  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  15,462  280  15,742  7.9% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  78,979  370  79,349  39.8% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  10,746  1,203  11,949  6.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  56,268  540  56,808  28.5% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,863  46  1,909  1.0% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  19,996  40  20,036  10.0% 
Other manufacturing  8,898  140  9,038  4.5% 
Total 195,138  4,465  199,603  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  20 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  72  33  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  56  44  27  29 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  48  25  18 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  155  91  41  41  63 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  23  27 
Other manufacturing  17  14 
Total 381  249  92  50  182 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(381)
Italy
(249)
Germany
(92)
Belgium
(50)
Other
(182)

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - December 2022