ECOSYSTEM

ECONOMY, EDUCATION
& FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
(FDI).

The Tunisian economy, among the most competitive economies in Africa and the Arab world, offers businesses a better environment than that in the main competitor countries. 
The education level of the active population, the sound macroeconomic management and the quality of public institutions are particularly favorable to business competitiveness.

3500 global companies settled in Tunisia
including key brands

SKILLED HUMAN RESOURCES


Tunisia has qualified, competitive and successful human resources at all levels. Always in line with the needs of businesses, they represent a rich pool of talent constituting one of the major assets of the country through their bilingualism, their sense of adaptation and their creativity.

TUNISIA IS CONSIDERED A TALENT GEYSER IN THE
MEDITERRANEAN AREA WITH:

more than 70 000 new graduates every year, 5,800 are engineers.

35 % of graduates followed branches in engineering, computer science, communications and other technical fields,

more than 1,000 vocational training centres (public and private) providing training for 140,000 students in hundreds of specialties covering all economic sectors.

In terms of availability in the labour market of scientists and engineer, Tunisia is ahead of several neighbouring countries and is ranked 26th by the Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 (World Economic Forum).

INFRASTRUCTURE

THE QUALITY OF TUNISIAN INFRASTRUCTURE IS A MAJOR ASSET FOR THE COUNTRY AND CONTRIBUTES FULLY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ITS INDUSTRIAL FABRIC.


TUNISIA IS PURSUING ITS INVESTMENT EFFORTS TO IMPROVE ITS ROAD AND RAIL CONNECTIONS AND ITS AIR TRANSPORT. SIMILARLY, IT WORKS TO MODERNIZE PORT FACILITIES.

Dedicated infrastructure

Airport Infrastructure

The quality of Tunisian infrastructure is a major asset for the country and contributes fully to the development of its industrial fabric.

Tunisia is pursuing its investment efforts to improve its road and rail connections and its air transport. Similarly, it works to modernize port facilities.

Tunisia has nine international airports covering its entire territory. The most important airport is Tunis-Carthage.

About a hundred foreign airlines provide more than 2,000 weekly flights from Tunisia to Europe.

INFRASTRUCTURE

A high-quality
infrastructure

“Leading coutry in the southern mediterranean region in term of telecom infrastructure”

Networked readiness index-Global
Information Technology Report

Tunisia is ranked 2nd in the southern Mediterranean region and africa, 81st among 143 countryes in the “Networked Business Index” Published by the Global Information Technology Report 2015” in Davos

Telecommunication
Infrastructure

The existing telecommunication network in Tunisia is considered among the most developed and most performing in the region and Tunisia aims to become, by 2018, an international digital destination under the National Strategic Plan "Digital Tunisia 2018", aimed at consolidating and strengthening the use of ICT in all fields of activities.

Foreign companies can set up communication links to virtually all parts of the world at competitive costs through modern and fully digitized networks using optical fibres, SDH, ATM, ADSL and other extended wireless bandwidths, that can provide large capacities and high speeds for voice and data transmission.

Communication infrastructure for landlines , mobile and satellite telephony provided by the three national phone companies and Internet service providers offer a comprehensive and diversified range of local and international audio, video and data services as well as other advanced communication services.

Technology
Infrastructure
(Competitiveness Clusters)

In Tunisia, the competitiveness clusters are designed for activities in the field of training, scientific and technological research on the one hand, and the areas of production and technological development on the other, in a variety of fields.

The eleven operational techno parks are spread over several regions and cover the following areas:

Ariana : Information and communication technologies.

Borj Cédria : Plant biotechnology, renewable energy, environment.

Sidi Thabet : Engineering applied to health & pharmaceutical industries.

Sousse : Mechanical and electrical industries and IT.

Sfax : Information and communication technologies.

Monastir : Textiles and clothing.

Bizerte : Food industry.

Gafsa : Industrial & technological activities, services,

Gabès : Environmental industry & environmental Technology,

Manouba : Textiles and clothing,

Médenine : Exploitation and enhancement of natural resources of the Sahara,

Cyberparks :Tunisia also has fifteen cyber parks covering various specialties. The activities of cyber parks focus on the development of software, website maintenance and creation and services related to remote communication technologies (ICT) and call centres. These cyber parks also work as incubators for businesses operating in ICT.

A high quality and
still improving telecom
infrastructure

10 Techno parks across the country

Tunisia is the “Leading country in the Southern Mediterranean region in term of Telecom infrastructure”

Global Information Technology Report

Strategic Location

Tunisia – A nice place to be !

Located at the junction of the eastern and western basin of the Mediterranean, and only 140 km from Europe, Tunisia enjoys a privileged geographical position which makes it a regional hub for investment as well as for trade and production.