Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Mixed companies

Entreprises

The Mixed companies (Industry) is comprised of 600 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 379 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  29  49  78  13.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  23  30  5.0% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  35  36  71  11.8% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  45  21  66  11.0% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  23  55  78  13.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  203  11  214  35.7% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  13  16  2.7% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  22  23  3.8% 
Other manufacturing  12  12  24  4.0% 
Total 379   221  600  100% 

Employment

Mixed companies with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 78,960 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  2,039  9,297  11,336  14.4% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  241  3,745  3,986  5.0% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  4,560  2,938  7,498  9.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  5,508  2,696  8,204  10.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  3,150  6,634  9,784  12.4% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  31,038  1,478  32,516  41.2% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  55  756  811  1.0% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  2,675  20  2,695  3.4% 
Other manufacturing  824  1,306  2,130  2.7% 
Total 50,090  28,870  78,960  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  26  17  45 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  23 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  28  18  24 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  26  19  16 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  27  14  46 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  77  47  21  34  50 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  11 
Other manufacturing  11  11 
Total 210  141  40  45  223 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(210)
Italy
(141)
Germany
(40)
Belgium
(45)
Other
(223)


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