Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Manufacture of wood and wood products

Sector overview

The  Manufacture of wood and wood products Sector counts some 185 enterprises employing 10 or more persons. Among the sector enterprises 18 are producing for the export market.

Breakdown of enterprises employing 10 or more persons by activity and regime

Activity TE* OTE* Total
Saw Milling, planing and impregnation of wood 
Building joinery and carpentry items  38  39 
Wood panels and parcel board 
Wood pallets and crates 
Diverse objects in wood 
Works in cork, straw or weaving materials 
Furniture and furnishings from all materials  118  126 

Employment

The Manufacture of wood and wood products sector enterprises employing 10 or more workers account for 9 142 jobs of which 1 715 positions are with wholly exporting enterprises and 7 427 positions are with other than totally exporting.

Activity Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total
Saw Milling, planing and impregnation of wood  72  253  325 
Building joinery and carpentry items  32  1 095  1 127 
Wood panels and parcel board  809  809 
Wood pallets and crates  73  135  208 
Diverse objects in wood  84  83  167 
Works in cork, straw or weaving materials  38  70  108 
Furniture and furnishings from all materials  1 416  5 657  7 073 

Exports / Imports

For further information, please click the link below:  National Institute of Statistics

Development perspectives

The Center for Studies and Industrial Prospects (CEPI) has identified more than 50 project ideas and 4 professional files.

Partnership

The total number of enterprises with foreign participation is 24 , 12 are 100% foreign owned. 12 are totally exporting enterprises.

reakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(9)
Italie
(7)
Allemagne
()
Belgique
()
Autres
(10)

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - January 2020