Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,816 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,049 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  161  833  994  26.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  365  371  9.7% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  33  430  463  12.1% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  99  130  3.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  39  362  401  10.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  682  257  939  24.6% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  156  163  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  69  65  134  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  21  200  221  5.8% 
Total 1,049   2,767  3,816  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 251,957 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,299  47,790  62,089  24.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  89  22,628  22,717  9.0% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,014  21,976  23,990  9.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  9,672  6,099  15,771  6.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,773  18,352  33,125  13.1% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  53,740  13,260  67,000  26.6% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  190  7,153  7,343  2.9% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,616  2,225  6,841  2.7% 
Other manufacturing  771  12,310  13,081  5.2% 
Total 100,164  151,793  251,957  100% 

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