Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies with 100% foreign capital

Entreprises

Companies with 100% foreign capital (Industry) is comprised of 994 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 932 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  22  29  2.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  13  18  1.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  110  119  12.0% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  149  150  15.1% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  77  17  94  9.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  434  442  44.5% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  13  1.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  82  82  8.2% 
Other manufacturing  42  47  4.7% 
Total 932   62  994  100% 

Employment

Companies with 100% foreign capital with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 176,830 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  1,291  226  1,517  0.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  316  1,009  1,325  0.7% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  13,314  325  13,639  7.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  68,798  17  68,815  38.9% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  8,404  1,049  9,453  5.3% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  59,836  372  60,208  34.0% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  1,330  47  1,377  0.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  15,657  15,657  8.9% 
Other manufacturing  4,557  282  4,839  2.7% 
Total 173,503  3,327  176,830  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  42  21 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  56  48  29  30 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  53  28  14 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  181  123  47  40  80 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  29  42  13 
Other manufacturing  18  18 
Total 411  316  98  54  201 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(411)
Italy
(316)
Germany
(98)
Belgium
(54)
Other
(201)

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