Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,825 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,059 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  163  831  994  26.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  364  370  9.7% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  34  426  460  12.0% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  97  128  3.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  39  362  401  10.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  688  262  950  24.8% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  157  164  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  71  65  136  3.6% 
Other manufacturing  20  202  222  5.8% 
Total 1,059   2,766  3,825  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 252,233 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,450  47,661  62,111  24.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  87  22,517  22,604  9.0% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,027  21,882  23,909  9.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  10,602  5,943  16,545  6.6% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,759  18,356  33,115  13.1% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  53,830  12,948  66,778  26.5% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  217  6,886  7,103  2.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,698  2,208  6,906  2.7% 
Other manufacturing  784  12,378  13,162  5.2% 
Total 101,454  150,779  252,233  100% 

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