Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 969 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 915 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  21  25  2.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  20  2.1% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  112  119  12.3% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  148  148  15.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  75  17  92  9.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  423  429  44.3% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  14  1.4% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  79  79  8.2% 
Other manufacturing  39  43  4.4% 
Total 915   54  969  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 187,128 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,300  143  1,443  0.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  423  1,071  1,494  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,935  325  14,260  7.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  70,369  70,369  37.6% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  8,868  1,095  9,963  5.3% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  63,830  291  64,121  34.3% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,543  68  1,611  0.9% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  17,072  17,072  9.1% 
Other manufacturing  6,678  117  6,795  3.6% 
Total 184,018  3,110  187,128  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  18 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  67  40  19 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  55  46  30  30 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  50  29  16 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  174  121  44  43  71 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  29  39  12 
Other manufacturing  19  17 
Total 404  306  97  54  193 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(404)
Italy
(306)
Germany
(97)
Belgium
(54)
Other
(193)

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - September 2019