Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Mixed companies

Entreprises

The Mixed companies (Industry) is comprised of 593 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 376 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  29  50  79  13.3% 
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  24  53  77  13.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  198  11  209  35.2% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  11  15  2.5% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  21  22  3.7% 
Other manufacturing  12  12  24  4.0% 
Total 376   217  593  100% 

Employment

Mixed companies with 10 or more employees account for the employment of 79,802 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  2,039  9,319  11,358  14.2% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  196  3,723  3,919  4.9% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  4,680  2,976  7,656  9.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  5,707  2,508  8,215  10.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  3,863  6,640  10,503  13.2% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  31,043  1,521  32,564  40.8% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  88  721  809  1.0% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  2,631  20  2,651  3.3% 
Other manufacturing  821  1,306  2,127  2.7% 
Total 51,068  28,734  79,802  100% 

Partnership

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Manufacture of food products  26  17  46 
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  25  14  47 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  77  47  21  30  49 
Manufacture of wood and wood products 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  11 
Other manufacturing  11  11 
Total 209  140  40  41  222 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(209)
Italy
(140)
Germany
(40)
Belgium
(41)
Other
(222)


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