Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Mixed companies

Entreprises

The Mixed companies (Industry) is comprised of 608 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 386 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  31  48  79  13.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  22  29  4.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  35  35  70  11.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  47  21  68  11.2% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  23  57  80  13.2% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  203  12  215  35.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  14  17  2.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  23  24  3.9% 
Other manufacturing  14  12  26  4.3% 
Total 386   222  608  100% 

Employment

Mixed companies with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 77,650 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  2,033  9,286  11,319  14.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  322  3,460  3,782  4.9% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  4,693  2,920  7,613  9.8% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  5,471  2,689  8,160  10.5% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  3,154  6,713  9,867  12.7% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  29,993  1,485  31,478  40.5% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  55  870  925  1.2% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  2,322  20  2,342  3.0% 
Other manufacturing  876  1,288  2,164  2.8% 
Total 48,919  28,731  77,650  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  26  17  46 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  22 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  28  18  23 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  27  19  16 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  27  16  46 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  77  48  22  34  48 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  11 
Other manufacturing  13  11 
Total 214  145  41  45  220 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(214)
Italy
(145)
Germany
(41)
Belgium
(45)
Other
(220)


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