Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 976 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 918 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  22  29  3.0% 
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  147  148  15.2% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  76  16  92  9.4% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  426  432  44.3% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  13  1.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  81  81  8.3% 
Other manufacturing  41  45  4.6% 
Total 918   58  976  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 176,906 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,315  226  1,541  0.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  317  1,098  1,415  0.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,530  341  13,871  7.8% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  67,119  17  67,136  38.0% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  9,540  979  10,519  5.9% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  59,722  219  59,941  33.9% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,332  47  1,379  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  15,783  15,783  8.9% 
Other manufacturing  5,165  156  5,321  3.0% 
Total 173,823  3,083  176,906  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  63  41  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  55  47  30  29 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  52  28  13 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  179  119  44  39  78 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  29  41  13 
Other manufacturing  19  18 
Total 408  309  95  52  197 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(408)
Italy
(309)
Germany
(95)
Belgium
(52)
Other
(197)

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