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US$ 245mn
worth of Indian exports to Tunisia in 2019- 20

US$ 388.01mn

bilateral trade during FY2020-21

137
Overseas Indians living in Tunisia

Concurrent Accreditation The Mission in Tunisia also handles India's bilateral relations with Libya

Core sectors

Promising sectors in Tunisia include Aerospace, Agri business, Leather, Mechanical, Electronic, Electrical, Offshoring, Plastics, Textiles & clothing

Economy

Tunisian economy is among the most competitive economies on the African and Arab scale

50%

of Tunisia’s global phosphoric acid export is received by India. Tunisia has been a reliable source for phosphates

Export

potential is offered by Tunisia's pharmaceuticals, automotive, machinery, renewable energy, IT and tourism sectors

Location

Tunisia enjoys a geographical location which makes it an ideal regional hub for both investment, trade and production.

US$1 b

worth bilateral trade is being targeted by India and Tunisia over the next five years

India's Exports and Imports to Tunisia

Values in US$ Million

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 249.83 222.37 255.42 281.77 304.21
2 %Growth -10.99 14.86 10.32 7.96
3 India’s Total Export 3,10,338.48 2,62,291.09 2,75,852.43 3,03,526.16 3,30,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.09
6 IMPORT 196.19 136.49 114.8 140.25 137.87
7 %Growth -30.43 -15.89 22.18 -1.7
8 India’s Total Import 4,48,033.41 3,81,007.76 3,84,357.03 4,65,580.99 5,14,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.04 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.03
11 TOTAL TRADE 446.02 358.86 370.21 422.02 442.08
12 %Growth -19.54 3.16 13.99 4.75
13 India’s Total Trade 7,58,371.89 6,43,298.84 6,60,209.46 7,69,107.15 8,44,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.05 0.05
16 TRADE BALANCE 53.64 85.88 140.62 141.52 166.34
17 India’s Trade Balance -1,37,694.93 -1,18,716.67 -1,08,504.60 -1,62,054.83 -1,84,000.33

 

FIPA-Tunisia

+216-7024-1500

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Rue Slah Eddine ELAMAMI, Tunis 1004, Tunisia

Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation

+216-7179-2144

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Rue de Syrie, Tunis, Tunisia

Indian Trade Promotion Organisation

+91-11-2337-1540

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Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan New Delhi-110001 (INDIA)

Embassy of India, Tunis

+216-71-787-819; 790-968,; 781-825

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4, Rue Didon,
Place Notre Dame, Mutuelville,
Tunis, Tunisia

Commercial Representative

+216-9833-3403

Mrs Raj Bala
SS/Hoc /CR

Commercial Representative

+216-2216-2573

Mr Hassan Sliti
Marketing Executive

Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    BANANAS FRSH OR DRIED (080390)
    CANE SUGAR SPECIFIED IN SUBHEADING NOTE 2 TO THIS CHAPTER: (170113)
    OTHER CANE SUGAR: (170114)
    Seed potatoes, fresh/chilled (070110)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Fish preparations; tunas, skipjack and Atlantic bonito (sarda spp.), prepared or preserved whole or in pieces (but not minced) (160414)
    Fish; frozen, skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito, excluding fillets, lvers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030343)
    Fish; frozen, tuna, n.e.c. in item no. 0303.4, excluding fillets, livers, roes and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030349)
    Fish; live, n.e.c. In heading 0301 (030199)
    Fish; salted or in brine, not dried or smoked, other than edible fish offal, anchovies (Engraulis spp.) (030563)

    fishexchange.mpeda.gov.in
Minerals

priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Tunisia
  • Phosphoric acid
  • Raw hides and skins
  • Dried fruits
  • Wool and flax yarn
  • Wires and cables
India's top export to Tunisia
  • Automobiles
  • Knocked-down kits
  • Electrical items
  • Mechanical engines
  • Organic chemicals
  • Rice, coffee and spices

Bilateral Investors

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