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Trade in Tunisia

Tunisia was the world’s 78th largest exporter of goods and 88th largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $18.56 billion and $4.48 billion USD respectively. Tunisia’s top export category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment, and Clothing. In 2022, Tunisia’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to France, Italy and Germany, with trade representing 110.74 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Tunisia is the world’s 79th largest importer of goods and 98th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $26.66 billion and $3.28 billion USD respectively in 2022. Tunisia’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment and Fuels and mining products. Leading import partners were Italy, France and China. Tunisia is part of 8 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Agadir Agreement and EFTA – Tunisia.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Tunisian Republic





WTO Membership Date

29 March 1995

Legal System

mixed legal system of civil law, based on the French civil code and Islamic (sharia) law; some judicial review of legislative acts in the Supreme Court in joint session



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Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.


Tunisian dinar

Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • Attijari Bank Tunisie - Tunis, Tunisia - SWIFT: BSTUTNTTXXX

  • Banque Internationale Arabe de Tunisie - Tunis, Tunisia - SWIFT: BIATTNTT

  • Union Bancaire pour le Commerce et l'Industrie - Megrine, Tunisia - SWIFT: UBCITNTT

  • Citibank N.A. - Tunis, Tunisia - SWIFT: CITITNTX

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

Government MSME Agency

  • Ministry of Trade

Industrial Property Offices

  • National Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property (INNORPI)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Ministère du Commerce et de l'Artisanat
    Direction de la Coopération Economique et Commerciale
    Phone: +(21 6 71) 894 340

    37 aveunue Khereddine Pacha

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • (a) Standards: Institut National de la Normalisation et de la Propriété Industrielle (National Standardization and Industrial Property Institute) INORPI
    Contact: M. Aymen Mekki
    Phone: +(216 71) 80 67 58
    Website: http://www.inorpi.ind.tn

    Rue 8451 n°8 par la rue Alain Savary
    B.P. 57
    Cité El Khadra
    1003 Tunis

    [email protected]

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Links to other helpful resources

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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