Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 973 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 915 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  22  28  2.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  18  1.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  109  118  12.1% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  148  149  15.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  75  18  93  9.6% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  424  429  44.1% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  13  1.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  81  81  8.3% 
Other manufacturing  40  44  4.5% 
Total 915   58  973  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 181,882 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,315  223  1,538  0.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  317  1,122  1,439  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,652  341  13,993  7.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  69,971  13  69,984  38.5% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  9,404  1,089  10,493  5.8% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  61,716  204  61,920  34.0% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,369  47  1,416  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  15,668  15,668  8.6% 
Other manufacturing  5,326  105  5,431  3.0% 
Total 178,738  3,144  181,882  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  17 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  12 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  64  40  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  56  47  30  29 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  52  28  16 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  176  121  44  40  73 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  29  41  13 
Other manufacturing  19  17 
Total 407  310  95  53  194 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(407)
Italy
(310)
Germany
(95)
Belgium
(53)
Other
(194)

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