Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 983 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 925 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  22  29  3.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  18  1.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  109  118  12.0% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  147  148  15.1% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  77  16  93  9.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  431  437  44.5% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  13  1.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  82  82  8.3% 
Other manufacturing  41  45  4.6% 
Total 925   58  983  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 178,233 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,305  226  1,531  0.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  316  1,099  1,415  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,338  340  13,678  7.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  69,250  17  69,267  38.9% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  9,329  974  10,303  5.8% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  59,283  219  59,502  33.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,332  47  1,379  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  15,865  15,865  8.9% 
Other manufacturing  5,137  156  5,293  3.0% 
Total 175,155  3,078  178,233  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  63  41  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  55  47  30  29 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  53  28  13 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  181  120  45  39  80 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  29  42  13 
Other manufacturing  18  17 
Total 410  311  96  52  198 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(410)
Italy
(311)
Germany
(96)
Belgium
(52)
Other
(198)

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