Tunisia is notoriously blessed with a strategic geographic location in the heart of the Mediterranean, offering attractive investment opportunities in a thriving business environment.
Engineers per year
School enrolment rate
New graduates each year
Of GDP dedicated to education
9 International airports
7 Commercial seaports
1 Oil terminal
submarine cable link with Europe
12 Competitiveness clusters
157 Industriel zones
- Almost complete and rich
value chain with cluster animation around El Mghira area.
- Strong presence of major international actors.
- Available labour force, cost competitive and qualified.
- Sector specific incentives.
- Almost complete value
chain with a strong concentration of automotive component.
- Presence of world leaders’ Tunisian industrial groups.
- Available, cost competitive and qualified labour force.
- Certified Tunisian companies respecting international quality and safety requirements.
- Developed value chain
with actors present on all segments.
- Qualified and internationally recognized workforce.
- Grouping together the main actors of the sector in the “PharmaIn” cluster with effective public-private collaboration.
- Relatively developed
value chain with a diversified business ecosystem.
- International credibility on offshoring services.
- Highly qualified and cost competitive workforce.
- Favourable infrastructure for the sector development.
- Incentive regulatory framework to support start-ups development.
Textile & Clothing
- 4th largest EU. supplier.
- Low cost labour factor compared with some direct competitors.
- Geographical proximity to European markets, favoured by trade agreements.
- Geographical proximity to
- Favourable conditions for constant tourist activity throughout the year.
- Diversity of archaeological and cultural sites: 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites.
- A developed Tunisian
organic sector renown on the European and American markets (olive oil,
dates, vines, plants).
- Products processing meeting international standards and of similar quality on the local market and for export.
- Adequate quality / price positioning of Tunisian export products
- Strategic sectors clusterization
- Strong willing to develop
the environment and energies cluster in order to increase the share of
green energies to 30% by 2030.
- Specific regulations and a clear vision for the development of energy efficiency and renewable energy programmes.
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The Start-up Act aims at
making Tunisia a favourable country for Start-ups at the crossroads of
the Mediterranean, the MENA region and Africa.
The Start-up Act is a legal framework dedicated to Start-ups in Tunisia. This framework is conceived to facilitate the launch and development of Start-ups from Tunisia.
This legal framework includes 20 measures structured around a Label of Merit and Benefits to Entrepreneurs, Investors and Start-ups.