Tunisia Industry Articles & Analysis

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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...

 

As a labour-intensive and export-oriented industry, textiles was the first manufacturing segment to benefit from the creation of an offshore regime in 1972. For around 35 years the sector was one of the main engines of GDP growth, benefitting from easy access to European markets and a competitive workforce. Since 2008, however, the industry...

 

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.