Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Mixed companies

Entreprises

The Mixed companies (Industry) is comprised of 591 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 375 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  29  50  79  13.4% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  23  29  4.9% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  36  36  72  12.2% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  46  20  66  11.2% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  24  53  77  13.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  197  11  208  35.2% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  10  14  2.4% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  21  22  3.7% 
Other manufacturing  12  12  24  4.1% 
Total 375   216  591  100% 

Employment

Mixed companies with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 80,300 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  2,039  9,976  12,015  15.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  196  3,723  3,919  4.9% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  4,682  2,976  7,658  9.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  5,753  2,508  8,261  10.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  3,928  6,674  10,602  13.2% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  30,783  1,521  32,304  40.2% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  88  705  793  1.0% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  2,601  20  2,621  3.3% 
Other manufacturing  821  1,306  2,127  2.6% 
Total 50,891  29,409  80,300  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  26  17  46 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  23 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  29  18  24 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  27  19  15 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  25  14  48 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  77  47  21  30  48 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  11 
Other manufacturing  11  11 
Total 208  140  40  42  222 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(208)
Italy
(140)
Germany
(40)
Belgium
(42)
Other
(222)


Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - September 2019