Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 970 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 914 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  21  25  2.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  19  2.0% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  112  119  12.3% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  147  148  15.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  75  18  93  9.6% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  424  430  44.3% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  14  1.4% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  79  79  8.1% 
Other manufacturing  39  43  4.4% 
Total 914   56  970  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 187,101 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  411  1,039  1,450  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,918  325  14,243  7.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  70,320  13  70,333  37.6% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  8,880  1,131  10,011  5.4% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  63,773  291  64,064  34.2% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,543  68  1,611  0.9% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  17,054  17,054  9.1% 
Other manufacturing  6,775  117  6,892  3.7% 
Total 183,974  3,127  187,101  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  18 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  12 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  67  40  19 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  54  47  30  30 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  51  29  16 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  174  121  44  43  73 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  29  39  12 
Other manufacturing  19  17 
Total 404  306  97  54  195 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(404)
Italy
(306)
Germany
(97)
Belgium
(54)
Other
(195)

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