Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 953 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 899 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  22  26  2.7% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  20  2.1% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  113  121  12.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  146  146  15.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  72  17  89  9.3% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  415  420  44.1% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  12  1.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  75  75  7.9% 
Other manufacturing  40  44  4.6% 
Total 899   54  953  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 188,462 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,330  143  1,473  0.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  428  1,071  1,499  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  14,040  345  14,385  7.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  71,253  71,253  37.8% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  8,926  1,097  10,023  5.3% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  62,442  270  62,712  33.3% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,461  68  1,529  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  18,453  18,453  9.8% 
Other manufacturing  7,018  117  7,135  3.8% 
Total 185,351  3,111  188,462  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  21 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  69  40  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  55  45  29  30 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  48  28  16 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  171  116  42  43  71 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  28  36  12 
Other manufacturing  19  17 
Total 398  296  94  54  198 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(398)
Italy
(296)
Germany
(94)
Belgium
(54)
Other
(198)

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - January 2020