Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment

Sector overview

The  Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment Sector counts some 339 enterprises employing 10 or more persons. Among the sector enterprises 226 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  94  10  104 
Home electronics 
Electrical Motors, generators and transformers  17  11  28 
Accumulators and batteries  10 
Lamps, lighting and other electrical equipment  25  30 
Electric distribution and command controls  49  23  72 
Electronic components  64  69 
Office machines and computer equipment 
Emission and transmission equipment 
Industrial processes equipment and controls 
Electrical apparatuses motors and vehicles  13  15 
Home appliances  29  33 
Miscellaneous  18  10  28 

Employment

The Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment sector enterprises employing 10 or more workers account for 97 625 jobs of which 89 326 positions are with wholly exporting enterprises and 8 299 positions are with other than totally exporting.

Activity Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total
Wires, insulated cables and cable bundles  61 358  1 546  62 904 
Home electronics  3 406  400  3 806 
Electrical Motors, generators and transformers  2 983  702  3 685 
Accumulators and batteries  138  834  972 
Lamps, lighting and other electrical equipment  186  1 110  1 296 
Electric distribution and command controls  13 525  1 684  15 209 
Electronic components  15 199  320  15 519 
Office machines and computer equipment  153  153 
Emission and transmission equipment  369  369 
Industrial processes equipment and controls  10  127  137 
Electrical apparatuses motors and vehicles  6 342  162  6 504 
Home appliances  103  2 326  2 429 
Miscellaneous  5 036  664  5 700 

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 213 , 146 are 100% foreign owned. 195 are totally exporting enterprises.

reakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(83)
Italie
(66)
Allemagne
(37)
Belgique
(2)
Autres
(45)

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