Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 971 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 913 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  21  27  2.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  18  1.9% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  109  118  12.2% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  148  149  15.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  75  18  93  9.6% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  423  428  44.1% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  13  1.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  81  81  8.3% 
Other manufacturing  40  44  4.5% 
Total 913   58  971  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 182,173 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,305  223  1,528  0.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  317  1,122  1,439  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,664  341  14,005  7.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  70,137  13  70,150  38.5% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  9,385  1,089  10,474  5.7% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  61,870  204  62,074  34.1% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,369  47  1,416  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  15,656  15,656  8.6% 
Other manufacturing  5,326  105  5,431  3.0% 
Total 179,029  3,144  182,173  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  64  40  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  56  47  30  29 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  52  28  16 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  176  120  44  40  73 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  29  41  13 
Other manufacturing  19  17 
Total 407  308  95  53  194 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(407)
Italy
(308)
Germany
(95)
Belgium
(53)
Other
(194)

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