Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Manufacture of wood and wood products

Sector overview

The  Manufacture of wood and wood products Sector counts some 196 enterprises employing 10 or more persons. Among the sector enterprises 21 are producing for the export market.

Breakdown of enterprises employing 10 or more persons by activity and regime

Activity TE* OTE* Total
Saw Milling, planing and impregnation of wood  10 
Building joinery and carpentry items  39  40 
Wood panels and parcel board 
Wood pallets and crates 
Diverse objects in wood 
Works in cork, straw or weaving materials 
Furniture and furnishings from all materials  10  124  134 

Employment

The Manufacture of wood and wood products sector enterprises employing 10 or more workers account for 9 491 jobs of which 1 641 positions are with wholly exporting enterprises and 7 850 positions are with other than totally exporting.

Activity Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total
Saw Milling, planing and impregnation of wood  72  264  336 
Building joinery and carpentry items  27  1 163  1 190 
Wood panels and parcel board  837  837 
Wood pallets and crates  69  119  188 
Diverse objects in wood  108  103  211 
Works in cork, straw or weaving materials  38  208  246 
Furniture and furnishings from all materials  1 327  5 895  7 222 

Exports / Imports

For further information, please click the link below:  National Institute of Statistics

Development perspectives

The Center for Studies and Industrial Prospects (CEPI) has identified more than 50 project ideas and 4 professional files.

Partnership

The total number of enterprises with foreign participation is 32 , 13 are 100% foreign owned. 14 are totally exporting enterprises.

reakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(11)
Italie
(12)
Allemagne
(1)
Belgique
()
Autres
(10)

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