Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment

Sector overview

The  Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment Sector counts some 350 enterprises employing 10 or more persons. Among the sector enterprises 229 are producing for the export market.

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

Activity TE* OTE* Total
Wires, insulated cables and cable bundles  91  10  101 
Home electronics 
Electrical Motors, generators and transformers  15  12  27 
Accumulators and batteries  10 
Lamps, lighting and other electrical equipment  26  32 
Electric distribution and command controls  50  24  74 
Electronic components  64  71 
Office machines and computer equipment 
Emission and transmission equipment 
Industrial processes equipment and controls 
Electrical apparatuses motors and vehicles  14  16 
Home appliances  33  37 
Miscellaneous  20  10  30 

Employment

The Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment sector enterprises employing 10 or more workers account for 93 605 jobs of which 84 818 positions are with wholly exporting enterprises and 8 787 positions are with other than totally exporting.

Activity Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total
Wires, insulated cables and cable bundles  57 277  1 694  58 971 
Home electronics  3 398  412  3 810 
Electrical Motors, generators and transformers  2 542  841  3 383 
Accumulators and batteries  143  830  973 
Lamps, lighting and other electrical equipment  259  1 156  1 415 
Electric distribution and command controls  14 358  1 675  16 033 
Electronic components  14 714  374  15 088 
Office machines and computer equipment  159  159 
Emission and transmission equipment  305  574  879 
Industrial processes equipment and controls  10  127  137 
Electrical apparatuses motors and vehicles  6 276  162  6 438 
Home appliances  107  2 612  2 719 
Miscellaneous  4 868  643  5 511 

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 100 project ideas and 9 professional files.

Partnership

The total number of enterprises with foreign participation is 218 , 150 are 100% foreign owned. 198 are totally exporting enterprises.

reakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(84)
Italie
(67)
Allemagne
(39)
Belgique
(3)
Autres
(46)

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