Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,821 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,052 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  162  832  994  26.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  367  373  9.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  33  431  464  12.1% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  100  131  3.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  40  361  401  10.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  680  251  931  24.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  162  171  4.5% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  70  65  135  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  21  200  221  5.8% 
Total 1,052   2,769  3,821  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 251,502 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,424  47,113  61,537  24.5% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  96  22,845  22,941  9.1% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  1,968  21,821  23,789  9.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  9,424  6,110  15,534  6.2% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,784  18,213  32,997  13.1% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  53,673  13,614  67,287  26.8% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  227  7,382  7,609  3.0% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,568  2,197  6,765  2.7% 
Other manufacturing  746  12,297  13,043  5.2% 
Total 99,910  151,592  251,502  100% 

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