Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,818 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,059 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  163  830  993  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  3.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  38  362  400  10.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  690  258  948  24.8% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  156  163  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  71  65  136  3.6% 
Other manufacturing  19  201  220  5.8% 
Total 1,059   2,759  3,818  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 252,371 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,291  47,586  61,877  24.5% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  87  22,519  22,606  9.0% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,019  21,892  23,911  9.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  10,602  5,934  16,536  6.6% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,761  18,529  33,290  13.2% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  53,999  12,888  66,887  26.5% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  217  6,936  7,153  2.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,734  2,219  6,953  2.8% 
Other manufacturing  770  12,388  13,158  5.2% 
Total 101,480  150,891  252,371  100% 

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