Tunisia Industry

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Désireux d’étendre sa présence en Afrique et d’éviter les difficultés liées à l’importation, le géant automobile Peugeot a annoncé qu’il comptait assembler son tout nouveau modèle de pick-up en Tunisie.

 

How can host countries attract more investment and finance in the aviation sector?

 

As in other North African markets, the Tunisian retail sector has been predominantly controlled by a myriad of small shops. However, modern distribution channels have gradually emerged over the past 15 years with the expansion of international supermarket chains and franchises across the country. During the 2011 revolution, many supermarkets...

 

Since the 1970s Tunisia has opted for an economic model geared toward exports and industrialisation, sustained by the implementation of investor-friendly legislation, as well as supportive public investment in infrastructure and human capital. The approach has been successful for decades, with manufacturing forming the basis of the country’s...

 

Aeronautics has been one of Tunisia’s fastest-growing industries since 2003, posting double-digit annual growth rates even after the 2011 revolution. The country has leveraged its proximity to Europe and specialises in low-cost component manufacturing.

 

Tunisia has extensive experience in phosphate mining and fertiliser production, as the country’s first mines opened in the late 19th century. Tunisia relies on substantial reserves of phosphate rock, which is estimated at 900m tonnes and regulated by the National Office of Mines. As its stands, phosphate accounts for 2% of Tunisia’s GDP and...