Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 912 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 859 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  21  24  2.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  21  2.3% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  109  116  12.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  146  147  16.1% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  73  15  88  9.6% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  388  394  43.2% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  1.2% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  68  69  7.6% 
Other manufacturing  38  42  4.6% 
Total 859   53  912  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 191,215 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,694  145  1,839  1.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  519  993  1,512  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,787  289  14,076  7.4% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  78,281  350  78,631  41.1% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  10,037  935  10,972  5.7% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  60,146  606  60,752  31.8% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,897  66  1,963  1.0% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  14,505  37  14,542  7.6% 
Other manufacturing  6,755  173  6,928  3.6% 
Total 187,621  3,594  191,215  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  68  35  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  54  47  29  29 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  50  24  16 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  164  102  42  38  67 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  24  34  12 
Other manufacturing  18  17 
Total 387  270  96  48  193 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(387)
Italy
(270)
Germany
(96)
Belgium
(48)
Other
(193)

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - September 2021