Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 1,005 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 942 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  23  30  3.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  18  1.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  111  120  11.9% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  150  151  15.0% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  77  18  95  9.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  440  448  44.6% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  12  14  1.4% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  82  82  8.2% 
Other manufacturing  42  47  4.7% 
Total 942   63  1,005  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 177,787 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,246  219  1,465  0.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  322  1,020  1,342  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,221  325  13,546  7.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  67,749  17  67,766  38.1% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  8,320  1,071  9,391  5.3% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  59,976  405  60,381  34.0% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,400  47  1,447  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  17,644  17,644  9.9% 
Other manufacturing  4,523  282  4,805  2.7% 
Total 174,401  3,386  177,787  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  10  17 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  12 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  64  43  20 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  55  49  29  31 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  53  28  15 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  184  128  46  40  80 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  28  42  13 
Other manufacturing  18  18 
Total 413  324  97  55  203 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(413)
Italy
(324)
Germany
(97)
Belgium
(55)
Other
(203)

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - December 2017