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 200 enterprises employing 10 or more persons. Among the sector enterprises 23 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 
Building joinery and carpentry items  40  42 
Wood panels and parcel board 
Wood pallets and crates  10 
Diverse objects in wood 
Works in cork, straw or weaving materials 
Furniture and furnishings from all materials  11  124  135 

Employment

The Manufacture of wood and wood products sector enterprises employing 10 or more workers account for 9 901 jobs of which 1 676 positions are with wholly exporting enterprises and 8 225 positions are with other than totally exporting.

Activity Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total
Saw Milling, planing and impregnation of wood  32  303  335 
Building joinery and carpentry items  103  1 189  1 292 
Wood panels and parcel board  932  932 
Wood pallets and crates  73  112  185 
Diverse objects in wood  111  99  210 
Works in cork, straw or weaving materials  38  208  246 
Furniture and furnishings from all materials  1 319  6 169  7 488 

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 31 , 14 are 100% foreign owned. 14 are totally exporting enterprises.

reakdown of partnership enterprises by country

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

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