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Strengths of the Sector

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The automotive industry in Tunisia with its characteristic flexibility has developed the capacity to adapt to new trends in the sector. By maintaining and improving its R&D assets in automotive component manufacturing and by developing efficient customer services, a greater proportion of the value is captured on the chain. Advanced R&D, Production Planning, Concept Definition Product Development Manufacturing and Assembly Marketing, Sales & After-sale Equipment Manufacturers Suppliers.

Innovation-Driven Industry

Leader in North Africa in terms of innovation in 2018, Tunisia provides hundreds of Tunisian engineers and executives to international companies having centres of competence in Tunisia such as ACTIA GROUP, KROMBERG & SCHUBERT, LEONI, ST MICROELECTRONICS …

Industry with Proven Quality and Reduced « Time To Market »

A world-class certification system covers more than 34 % of companies operating in the manufacturing industry in Tunisia.

“Méditerranéenne d’Expertise et de Mesures’’, a specialised laboratory in the field of dimensional metrology, provides high levels of compliance with the most stringent international requirements. The laboratory is located close to Tunis and is placed in the top 5-list of 3D measurement and calibration companies in the world.

With more than 11,700 graduates in ICT sections, Tunisia is accompanying the trend towards an increasingly autonomous production of very low energy consumption vehicles that are increasingly autonomous such as the electric cars, while remaining cost effective.

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Tunisia has high-performing human resources at all levels. Always in tune with the needs of the company, they represent a rich pool of talents, constituting one of the major assets of the country thanks to their qualification, their sense of adaptation and their creativity.

The availability of a human resource with confirmed know-how enables Tunisia to be well placed in terms of cost competitiveness.

Guiding Gross monthly earnings in the manufacturing sectors

  • Operator : 200 Euros

  • Skilled labourer : 350 Euros

  • Senior Technician : 500 Euros

  • Junior Engineer : 1 000 Euros

  • Software Engineer: 1 200 Euros

(FIPA Tunisia, 2016)

  • Tunisia is ranked 3rd worldwide in terms post-graduate degrees in science, engineering, industry and construction. - The Global Innovation Index, 2016

8 engineering schools, including a school specialising in mechatronics and 36 sector specific training centres allow an upgrade of the qualification level of human resources and benefit sectors with high added value, namely, precision mechanics, mechatronics, electronics, embedded systems, engineering plastics, etc.


Apart from the existing 20 000 km long road infrastructure, a railway network of more than 2,000 km, 9 international airports and 7 commercial ports, there is an infrastructure network specifically adapted to car component industries.

This infrastructure adapted is constituted by a competitiveness cluster in Sousse, 2 operational economic parks with high quality services in Bizerte and Zarzis and more than 150 industrial zones spread all over the territory.

In addition to the existing infrastructure, there is a deep-water port project in Enfidha, which provides for the creation of 1 500 meters of dock space designed to accommodate large ships with a capacity of 18,000 containers. It will be carried out in compliance with the most recent standards.