Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 962 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 908 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  21  25  2.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  20  2.1% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  112  119  12.4% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  147  147  15.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  74  17  91  9.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  421  427  44.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  10  13  1.4% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  77  77  8.0% 
Other manufacturing  39  43  4.5% 
Total 908   54  962  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 186,927 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,300  143  1,443  0.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  428  1,071  1,499  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  14,036  325  14,361  7.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  70,738  70,738  37.8% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  8,923  1,095  10,018  5.4% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  63,263  291  63,554  34.0% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,501  68  1,569  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  16,950  16,950  9.1% 
Other manufacturing  6,678  117  6,795  3.6% 
Total 183,817  3,110  186,927  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  18 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  67  40  19 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  55  45  30  30 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  49  29  16 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  174  119  44  43  71 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  29  37  12 
Other manufacturing  19  17 
Total 402  301  97  54  193 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(402)
Italy
(301)
Germany
(97)
Belgium
(54)
Other
(193)

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