Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Mixed companies

Entreprises

The Mixed companies (Industry) is comprised of 595 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 378 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  29  49  78  13.1% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  23  29  4.9% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  36  36  72  12.1% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  46  20  66  11.1% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  23  54  77  12.9% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  202  11  213  35.8% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  14  2.4% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  21  22  3.7% 
Other manufacturing  12  12  24  4.0% 
Total 378   217  595  100% 

Employment

Mixed companies with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 79,120 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  2,039  9,343  11,382  14.4% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  196  3,723  3,919  5.0% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  4,561  2,976  7,537  9.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  5,685  2,503  8,188  10.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  3,278  6,728  10,006  12.6% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  30,981  1,528  32,509  41.1% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  76  721  797  1.0% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  2,635  20  2,655  3.4% 
Other manufacturing  821  1,306  2,127  2.7% 
Total 50,272  28,848  79,120  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  26  17  45 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  23 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  29  18  24 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  27  19  15 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  26  14  46 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  77  48  21  32  50 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  11 
Other manufacturing  11  11 
Total 209  141  40  43  221 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(209)
Italy
(141)
Germany
(40)
Belgium
(43)
Other
(221)


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